Las Vegas spends nearly $1 billion to accelerate its plunge into devastating drought followed by economic oblivion

The multi-year drought that is baking California and draining underground aquifers at alarming rates is not just limited to the Golden State. Neighboring Nevada has also been greatly affected by it, and the state has just spent almost $1 billion to further its economic demise.

As reported by The Associated Press, Nevada has spent more than $817 million over six years to drill a so-called “Third Straw” to suck water from a rapidly depleting Lake Mead, just to make sure that sprawling Las Vegas can continue to obtain drinking water from near the lake’s bottom.

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