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April 18, 2023: Can the Colorado River be saved?; Ethical standards for Colorado judges

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51min 22sec
Hart Van Denburg/CPR News
Boaters show the scale of depleted water levels on Lake Mead. The white rock known as the bathtub ring is created by minerals from lake water drying as the level drops.

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For decades, people have used the Colorado River as if it's an unending tap, but climate change has led to a growing recognition that a new approach is needed. We’ll talk about why we launched CPR’s new podcast “Parched.” Then, a look at the ethics requirements for judges in Colorado in light of the controversy surrounding U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.