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High Water Use On Solar Farms Breeds Water Wars

First Posted: 12/02/09 05:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 03:15 PM ET

treehugger.com:

How much water are we talking? According to a recent New York Times article, proposed plans for two solar farms in Nevada would gulp up 1.3 billion gallons of water annually--or 20 percent of the area's available water.

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