The plot thickens over Capt. Kirk and his plan to save California from its drought.And then it got weird:
Actor William Shatner suggested recently that a pipeline from, say, Seattle to California just might do the trick for the parched Golden State.
"So I'm starting a Kickstarter campaign. I want $30 billion ... to build a pipeline like the Alaska pipeline. Say, from Seattle — a place where there's a lot of water. There's too much water. How bad would it be to get a large, 4-foot pipeline, keep it above ground — because if it leaks, you're irrigating!" Shatner told Yahoo's David Pogue.
Lt Gaia teleported to Aberdeen today and filed this report with the Starship Enterprise:
The Shat should read Mother Jones:
Washington State Is So Screwed
California's been getting all the attention, but it isn't the only agriculture-centric western state dealing with brutal drought. Washington, a major producer of wheat and wine grapes and the source of nearly 70 percent of US apples grown for fresh consumption, also endured an usually warm and snow-bereft winter.The state's Department of Ecology has declared "drought emergencies" in 24 of the state's 62 watersheds, an area comprising 44 percent of the state.
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