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Immigration and drought

July 26, 2009 • Daily Email Recap

Thanks to Leah Durant for sending me this article.

Water shortages, which used to be limited to the dry western states, now plague just about the entire United States. Even regions that once seemed to have limitless supplies of water are facing predictions of shortages and imposing water restrictions on residents.

The Associated Press reported in October 2007 that, “An epic drought in Georgia threatens the water supply for millions. Florida doesn’t have nearly enough water for its expected population boom. The Great Lakes are shrinking. Upstate New York’s reservoirs have dropped to record lows.”

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