Colorado River Report
In 2001, the Colorado River Task Force of the Sierra Club published a
study about the Colorado river called “The Colorado River Report.” You
can read the report at
Read the executive summary, conclusions, and recommendations sections of
the report. Write a short paper covering the following points:
Explain what is meant by the statement, “an inhospitable desert has
become a playground, and the Colorado River has become a plumbing
Describe some of the problems identified by the Colorado River Task Force.
What is the California 4.4 plan, and how would it help alleviate these problems? Is it a viable solution? Defend your position.
Deliverables and Format:
Submit your answer in approximately 1 page in a Word document. Remember to cite all the sources referenced.
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