Not a drop to drink?

Which Way, LA? Moderator Warren Olney hosts debate about the impact of recent water ruling on Newhall Ranch Development.

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June 16, 2000, 6:30 AM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight

The enormous Newhall Ranch development on the LA / Ventura County line has been stopped dead in its tracks by a judge who wants to know exactly from where the water for 70,000 new residents is going to come not just in the first years of the development, but forever. Southern California may grow by 6 million in the next 15 years, but it must cut total water use by five percent. How can need housing go up if there's not enough water to around. Can private marketing of water work? Guests include: Dr. Steve Bachman, Marlee Lauffer, Randy Kanouse, Mary Nichols, Tim Coyle, and Bill Fulton. Streaming audio available from website.

Thanks to Chris Steins

Tuesday, June 13, 2000 in KCRW - Which Way, LA?

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