Letters, Jul. 3, 1972

Poisonous Monsters?

Sir / Maybe your article on the energy crisis [June 12] will at last wake up a couple of million people on what is to come next Here in the Southwest we will again be exploited by builders of power plants whose benefits go to southern Nevada and California. It should be interesting to watch a modern-day range war come into play when Southwestern farmers, already severely handicapped by drought, have to give up water and clean air to run those belching poisonous monsters that provide power for electric toothbrushes, hair-setters, shavers, cutting knives, can openers and pencil sharpeners.



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