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Points of Progress: A lake’s path to restoration, and more

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Walker Lake was fed by the Walker River, which had been used primarily for cattle and crops, so very little water reached the lake. Money was appropriated by Congress so conservationists could purchase water rights for the benefit of the lake. The only problem: a 1936 law that made


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