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The Resource Damming the West : the Nader task force report on the Bureau of Reclamation, by Richard L. Berkman, Kip Viscusi ; foreword by Ralph Nader

Damming the West : the Nader task force report on the Bureau of Reclamation, by Richard L. Berkman, Kip Viscusi ; foreword by Ralph Nader

Label
Damming the West : the Nader task force report on the Bureau of Reclamation
Title
Damming the West
Title remainder
the Nader task force report on the Bureau of Reclamation
Statement of responsibility
by Richard L. Berkman, Kip Viscusi ; foreword by Ralph Nader
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Exposes the waste of taxpayers' money and despoilation of the natural environment through such projects as the Hoover Dam and the Central Arizona Project
Related
Cataloging source
GWL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Berkman, Richard L
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
TC823.6
LC item number
.B45 1971
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Viscusi, W. Kip
  • Nader, Ralph
  • Center for Study of Responsive Law
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Central Arizona Project (U.S.)
  • Water resources development
  • Water-supply
  • Irrigation
  • Reclamation of land
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Dams
Label
Damming the West : the Nader task force report on the Bureau of Reclamation, by Richard L. Berkman, Kip Viscusi ; foreword by Ralph Nader
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223100544171
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1. Water over the dam. Pt. I. The analytic deception: Reclamation's benefit-cost analysis. Ch. 2. Irrigation: too much of a good thing -- Ch. 3. Ignoring environmental impacts -- Ch. 4. Distorted technical criteria -- Pt. II. Profiteers and the damned. Ch. 5. Politicians and bureaucrats: a case study of the Central Arizona Project -- Ch. 6. Hidden subsidization of profiteers -- Ch. 7. Indians sold down the river -- Pt. III. Challenging prospective Bureau policies. Ch. 8. A look at prospective changes -- Ch. 9. Summary of major conclusions and recommendations -- Pt. IV. Tables and footnotes
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
viii, 259, [52] p.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • 6819156
  • (OCoLC)6819156
Label
Damming the West : the Nader task force report on the Bureau of Reclamation, by Richard L. Berkman, Kip Viscusi ; foreword by Ralph Nader
Publication
Bar code
31223100544171
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1. Water over the dam. Pt. I. The analytic deception: Reclamation's benefit-cost analysis. Ch. 2. Irrigation: too much of a good thing -- Ch. 3. Ignoring environmental impacts -- Ch. 4. Distorted technical criteria -- Pt. II. Profiteers and the damned. Ch. 5. Politicians and bureaucrats: a case study of the Central Arizona Project -- Ch. 6. Hidden subsidization of profiteers -- Ch. 7. Indians sold down the river -- Pt. III. Challenging prospective Bureau policies. Ch. 8. A look at prospective changes -- Ch. 9. Summary of major conclusions and recommendations -- Pt. IV. Tables and footnotes
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
viii, 259, [52] p.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • 6819156
  • (OCoLC)6819156

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