Year 99

1986: Cadillac Desert

Author: Marc Reisner

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This influential book took a critical look at land development and water policy in the western states of the United States, and presaged the current and growing conversation about global water issues by 25 years. I worked as a technician at an environmental consulting firm in the late 1980’s, and I remember this book being on the shelf of pretty much every environmental engineer in the shop.

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