We get the water, they get the hassle. Sign us up!
If Southern Nevada starts sipping desalinated water from Mexico -- and it looks like we're still a little interested -- make sure you make a toast to good ol' fashioned corporate colonialism. From DC Bureau:
“It’s absolutely unethical for U.S. water agencies to finance coastal developments in Mexico to serve the insatiable water needs of southern California,” said Serge Dedina, Ph.D. executive director of the conservation group, Wildcoast, that focuses on Baja and southern California. “The coast of Baja should not be used for American infrastructure projects.” Dedina said the plan mirrors those by other corporations to exploit Mexico’s lower costs and weaker regulations, the same incentives that first brought low-wage jobs by American corporations to the maquilladora sweatshops along the border.