Southwest (AZ NM OK TX)

Nevada's Lake Mead Headed for Record Low Water Level Amid Drought

"Nevada's Lake Mead, the largest capacity reservoir in the United States, is on track to drop to its lowest water level in recorded history on Sunday as its source, the Colorado River, suffers from 14 years of severe drought, experts said on Friday."

Source: Reuters, 04/27/2015

China’s Texas Hold ’Em: Chemical Plants Flank Historic Black Community

"TEXAS CITY, Texas — Renetta Trylas had not heard about plans to build one of the world’s largest methanol plants less than 3 miles from her neighborhood, even though it has been more than six months since the land was leased by Chinese entrepreneurs behind the project."

Source: Aljazeera America, 04/17/2015


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