The Power and Limitations of Science and Technology
In 1984 the housing developments of Henderson, Nevada, just south of Las Vegas were slowly but surely spreading into the vast desert that only a few years earlier had been considered uninhabitable. Green lawns which were sprinkled every day by water from nearby Lake Mead belied the notion that these rock-hard barren areas could not be conquered. Thus, a trip to the “desert” to witness high technology in action took a group of us from the EPA only a few dozen yards from a new row of homes surrounded with cars, pickup trucks, and children’s bicycles.
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