PBS NewsHour

Balancing conservation and development in Coachella Valley

Clip: 03/30/2016 | 8m 45s

Southern California’s tranquil Coachella Valley has long been an environmental battleground. Home to 27 endangered and threatened species, the valley has also seen enormous population growth, with residents projected to double in the next 20 years. But a government plan 10 years in the making aims to balance conservationism with urban development. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports.

Aired: 03/30/16

Rating: NR

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