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11251
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The East Coast Sea Water Conversion Plant in Wrightsville, North Carolina is changing the issue on drinking water. In 1952, the cost to desalt 1,000 gallons of sea water was five dollars. In 1965, the cost of production is one dollar. The North Carolina government constructed the plant in 1952 as a means to produce drinking water from the ocean. Future plans for the plant include the use of distillation and introducing atomic power sources.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 33 Issue 2, June 1965, p11-12, il
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11250
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Lee Hall was a North Carolina native who served in the Texas Rangers. Hall, from Greensboro, moved west as a teenager and worked as the sheriff of Denison, Texas by 1868. In 1876, he was sworn in as a Texas Ranger and created the Special State Troops. This group specialized in man hunting, and during his leadership tenure they captured 420 men. Many call Hall the greatest of the Texas Rangers.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 33 Issue 2, June 1965, p9-10, 66, por
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Record #:
11720
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Initiated by the Department of the Interior to experiment with different methods of desalinating sea water, the East Coast Sea Water Conversion Plant, located in Wrightsville, North Carolina, is the first such test facility of its kind.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 33 Issue 2, June 1965, p11-12, il
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