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Interior Secretary Zinke Considers Draining Hetch Hetchy Reservoir

Smoke from a wildfire lingers over the O'Shaughnessy Dam at Hetch Hetchy Reservoir in Yosemite National Park, Calif. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Smoke from a wildfire lingers over the O'Shaughnessy Dam at Hetch Hetchy Reservoir in Yosemite National Park, Calif. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

A group called Restore Hetch Hetchy met with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Sunday to discuss draining the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, located in Yosemite National Park. The reservoir supplies water to San Francisco.

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd speaks with Spreck Rosekrans, executive director of Restore Hetch Hetchy.

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