Water in the West

News: Water in the West - Part 7: Plans for Oil Shale Diverted ... for Now

December 21, 2010
Extracting oil from oil shale takes a lot of water. And to complicate the matter, most of the oil shale in the US is in places where there's not a lot of available water - like right here in Western Colorado.

As part of our collaborative series, Water in the West, KDNK's Conrad Wilson looks at how water scarcity may be impacting the push for oil shale.

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