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Marc Reisner
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Marc Reisner and Sarah Bates, from Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, constructively analyze water policy in the west and suggest changes in Overtapped Oasis: Reform or Revolution for Western Water (1989).

Reisner's 1991 work Game Wars: The Undercover Pursuit of Wildlife Poachers investigates the problem of poaching through the experiences of detective Dave Hall, who works the field from Alaska to Louisiana. The book reflects a new interest in the problems of hunting by the public due to growing environmental awareness as well as battles between sportsmen and Indians over Native American treaty rights.

The United States Society on Dams is an organization made up of career dam builders and maintainers. Their website at http://www2. privatei.com/~uscold (March 2001) contains up to date information on U.S. dams.

The Army Corps of Engineers maintains the inventory of U.S. dams at http://crunch.tec.army. mil...

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