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American Agenda (Economy: Water) #123832

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 22, 1989
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(Studio: Ted Koppel) Report introduced.

(Denver, Colorado: Barry Serafin) Pol. controversy over marketing of water rights in the American West featured; scenes shown from Denver, Colorado. [Environment Defense Fund's Dan LEUCKE - calls water a "holy grail."] [Bus. consultant Tim MONAGHAN - discusses pols. of water in Denver.] Deal in which Colorado farmers have sold future water rights to town of Thorton, Colorado, discussed. [Farmer Manuel PINEDA - explains why he sold water rights.] [MONAGHAN - says it is chaotic situation.] [Water broker Craig HARRISON - says water is a commodity to be marketed.] Environmental Protection Agency recalled vetoing plan to dam South Platte River

Koppel, Ted;
Serafin, Barry

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