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January 7, 2010 1:41 PM

Hetch Hetchy dam proposal on California ballot

In 1910, voters in San Francisco approved a $45 million bond issue for the construction of a water system on the Tuolumne River. In 2010, city residents could vote on a proposal to tear out a key part of the system — Hetch Hetchy Reservoir in Yosemite National Park.

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