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The water-energy nexus in the American west
Douglas S. Kenney
The nexus between water and energy raises a set of public policy questions that go far beyond water and energy. Economic vitality and management of scarce and precious resources are at stake. This book contributes to the body of knowledge and understanding regarding water, energy, and the links between the two in the American West and beyond. The research and analyses presented by the authors shed new light on the choices that must be made in order to avoid unnecessary harm in the development and management of water and energy systems to meet public needs in an ever changing environmental and economic climate--
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Douglas S. Kenney and Robert Wilkinson|
|LC Classifications||TD223.6 .W37 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 274 p. :|
|Number of Pages||274|
|LC Control Number||2011927321|
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