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NOAH WEBSTER, Rancho Mission Viejo
The enormous oil conglomerate can erect pipelines from Alaska to the Gulf of Mexico, which sometimes break or leak and cause untold environmental damage. I am told that there is plenty of water in the Great Lakes.
Why not build pipelines to send water from the Great Lakes to the parched Southwest? After oxygen, water is the most important thing to sustain life—human, animal, plants, etc.
Forget desalination, which requires a tremendous amount of energy to produce potable water.
Humans can live without petroleum. Humans cannot live without water.