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Discussion between a water engineer of LA and a member of the Mono Lake Committee

For more  facts visit the Mono Lake Committee's homepage,
The Mono Basin and Water Policy
 
Water engineer
discussion leader
member of the MLC
cheap water introducing topic and opponents lake — saltier and smaller
birds won't stay away addressing different members vacation headquarter
17% of LA water introducing new topic birds' lives are in danger
excellent quality of water compromising — marking the differences surface/level of the water has sunk 
45 ft / 40 years
people— more important than birds summing up island joined to the shore
electricity — hydroelectric turbines ending saving measures — bricks
tunnels and aqueducts — paid for thanking Man is part of nature
     
FUNCTIONS
Do those ... think we are made of ...? ... is not the only reason why I didn't expect you to say anything else.
I, for one, don't think so. Are ..... really in danger? It's not that....
What have you got to say to that? Don't you think we should... It's as simple as that.
And remember this:... Why all this protest about... You see...
May I pont out that... Come on now. That's why...
Well, I... Can't ... get ... from... That's absurd.
That's perfectly correct. I want to thank you The result is that...
Don't forget either that...    
No chance.    
If all is said and done    


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