Las Vegas Review-Journal

Tuesday, May 15, 2001
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LETTERS: Water policy

Water policy

To the editor:

Sen. Strom Thurmond's suggestion that nuclear power plants be built at the Nevada Test Site shows incredible ignorance. Nevada is a desert. There is no water to cool a nuke plant.

When will our politicians get their heads out of the sand? The current power crises cannot be solved without a national water policy as an integral part of a national power policy. If Nevada is to serve as a power generator for California and elsewhere, water must be imported along with fuel.




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