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Three states near deal on Colorado River water after decades of drought

California, Arizona and Nevada may be on the brink of a major agreement to conserve water from the Colorado River, according to the Washington Post. Conrad Swanson, environmental and political reporter at the Denver Post, explains the issues at the heart of the deal. Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly said the state of Colorado was a part of the then-pending agreement. It was not.
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