U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, left, signs a document of agreement as Mexican Commissioner Roberto Salmon looks on in Coronado, Calif. The agreement between the United States and Mexico sets rules on how water from the Colorado River will be shared by the two countries.
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published Tuesday, November 20th, 2012
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CORONADO, Calif. — The United States and Mexico agreed Tuesday to new rules on sharing water from the Colorado River, capping a five-year effort on how to spread the pain of drought and reap the benefits of wet years.