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The Real Route 66

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The Real Route 66 PBS series and tour
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Steve Brown, producer, writer, and host of The Real Desert, with Steve Brown on PBS in southern California, is teaming with legendary Route 66 roadie, preservationist, and tour guide, Jim Conkle, to produce an in-depth documentary series of the history and living culture of the world's most famous highway, Route 66, this fall.  The production is bringing a tour with them for the two week road trip shoot.

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Solar Power on a Grand Scale - Daily Beast

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Solar Power on a Grand Scale
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The massive solar plant nearing completion in the California's Mojave desert doesn't look like the solar plants you might be used to seeing. It has no solar panels, for one thing.
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Ivanpah is up and running after scraping miles of desert habitat bare, slaughtering or relocating threatened desert tortoises and other species, and harming Native American cultural resources.

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