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Southern Water, Southern Power: How the Politics of Cheap Energy and Water Scarcity Shaped a Region

Embracing the "big dam consensus," a belief that large-scale hydroelectric projects could control flooding, improve navigation, and provide affordable electricity, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers planned a series of dams along the Savannah, although without the extensive regional planning that... Full description

1st Person: Downs, Matthew L
Source: in The journal of Southern history Vol. 82, No. 3 (2016), p. 721
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Type of Publication: Article
Language: English
Published: 2016
Online: http://search.proquest.com/docview/1810541552
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