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Selling Water to Texas Cities is Risky Business

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Selling Water to Texas Cities is Risky Business

Selling Water to Texas Cities is Risky Business

Selling Water to Texas Cities is Risky Business

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NPR's John Burnett reports on the controversial Texas entrepreneur's effort to pump water and sell it to thirsty cities like Dallas, San Antonio and El Paso. T. Boone Pickens hopes to build a $1 billion pipeline that would shoot water from an underground reservoir to parts of the West that need it. But there are still no takers, and some are concerned that he may be pumping an irreplaceable, ancient water source for his own personal profit.

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