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Tiny Pest Threatens The Las Vegas Lights

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Hoover Dam's backside stretches more than 700 feet from top to bottom, but the dam's seeing trouble from the tiny aquatic zebra mussel. (Photo by Shawn Allee)

Hoover Dam generates some of the power that lights Las Vegas all night long. But there's something that's making that job a bit more difficult. Shawn Allee found out, it's a tiny aquatic pest:

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Producer: Shawn Allee
Release Date: June 1, 2009
Running Time: 3:36

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