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Episode 640: The Bottom Of The Well

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Episode 640: The Bottom Of The Well

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Episode 640: The Bottom Of The Well

Episode 640: The Bottom Of The Well

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Pistachio trees in California's drought-stricken Central Valley. Stacey Vanek Smith / NPR hide caption

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Pistachio trees in California's drought-stricken Central Valley.

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On today's show: the screwed-up economics of drought, and why the rational thing to do in California right now is use more water.

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