Border wall should include photovoltaic component

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One element which has been missing in the debate about the border wall but should be included is a photovoltaic energy system on top of the wall. The model for this system should be another famous border wall that I have personally visited and that I featured in a 2009 Fallbrook/Bonsall Village News travel story. Hoover Dam is on the border between Nevada and Arizona. Its purpose is not to keep people out but to keep Colorado River water in Lake Mead. The Mexican government’s opposition to the Hoover Dam along with downstream dams is because it keeps the Colorado River water in the United States rather than allowing it to flow to Mexico. As was the case with the immigration situation which has led to the international border wall, the controversy regarding Hoover Dam involved where wh
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