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Flooding Ourselves With Valuable Water

June 8, 2019 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ Our National Environmental Policy is to let nature take its course and that is exactly what is happening with this catastrophic flooding. Blame Congress, not climate change. The dams that would stop this flooding were designed in the 1960’s but they were never built because of the 1970 National Environmental […]

Here’s The Dam Deal: Build More Hydropower Dams

April 21, 2019 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ This article is the third in my series about America’s need for dams. The first was about adding hydropower to existing unpowered dams. The second explained the need to finish the U.S. flood (and drought) control program. The present article is about the huge opportunity to build new hydropower dams. […]

Here’s The Dam Deal: Build More Dams

April 16, 2019 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ “Green Insanity Is Flooding Towns and Destroying Lives” is an important article in American Thinker by columnist Joe Herring. His article is about perverse green practices in the operation of America’s existing system of flood control dams, but it also applies to the need for new dams. Our national flood […]

California Has (Natural) Climate Change, Politicians Doing Nothing About It

March 17, 2019 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ The state of California has been experiencing quite the natural climate change in recent years (not supposed “man-made”), and the politicians in that state still haven’t done nearly enough to properly deal with it. That spells big trouble for the state’s nearly 40 million residents. For natural climate change, the Golden […]

Water Security Australia – About That Rain That Wouldn’t Fill A Dam

September 29, 2012 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Among the excuses Melbourne Water offered for not building a dam but a hugely expensive desalination plant that’s not now needed: New dams do not create any new water. They simply take it from somewhere else—either from farmers who currently rely on it or from the environment… Unfortunately, we cannot rely […]

Another Victorian Labor Party Flood On The Mitchell

June 5, 2012 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Remember how the former Labor Government in the State of Victoria in Australia refused to build a cheap dam on the Mitchell River for a quarter of the price of its desalination plant? Remember how Labor turned the dam reservation on the Mitchell into a national park to stop anyone else […]

Fancy, a Dam Turns out Useful in a Flood

January 1, 2011 by

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By Andrew Bolt The newest dam in Australia has been built just in time for the massive flood-causing rains that former Queensland State Premier Peter Beattie three years ago feared had been dried up by global warming: Australia’s newest dam, conceived in a record dry spell, is now starting to fill with flooding rains. Small […]