Center News and Notes

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Light House The natural-gas fired Moss Landing Power Station on Monterey Bay is the state’s largest power plant, producing 2.5 gigawatts of electricity.

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What a difference 135 feet makes Satellite images taken

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Western Water Words Here is what Joseph Christmas Ives had to say about a tributary of the Colorado River in the Chemehuevi Valley near the Arizona-California border.

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Troubled Water A flow of runoff designed to move serenely through a bypass structure becomes an abrasive torrent, right, after pouring down a waterfall created by land subsidence.

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A coal train rumbles through central Gillette, Wyoming in February.    Alan Propp, Bill Lane Center for the American West