Pro Publica: The Killing of the Colorado River

Colorado River

By Abrahm Lustgarten Pro Publica On a 110-degree day several years ago, surrounded by piles of sand and rock in the desert outside of Las Vegas, I stepped into a yellow cage large enough to fit three standing adults and was lowered 600 feet through a black hole into the ground. There, at the bottom, amid pooling water and dripping […]

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