Environmental Impact Statement

August 15, 2012--Desert solitaire: Las Vegas bets big on rural water (High Country News)

A water mining project that’s been a quarter-century in the making took a major step forward last week, when the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recommended approval of a plan for diverting groundwater from three counties in eastern Nevada to Sin City.


December 21, 2011--Study links urban areas with mercury in lakes (Pueblo Chieftain)

A new study more closely links industrial areas to deposits of mercury in lakes. The study found atmospheric deposition of mercury is about four times higher in lakes near several major U.S. cities compared to lakes in remote areas, the U.S. Geological Survey announced Tuesday. The study included lakes in the Denver area.


March 31, 2011--Flaming Gorge water plan inches along (Pueblo Chieftain)

A proposal to move water from Flaming Gorge Reservoir in Wyoming to Colorado’s Front Range is moving ahead slowly on three tracks, despite urging from environmental groups to “stick a fork in it.” But those who support, or who are at least interested in the multi-billion dollar proposal, continue to nudge it along. Fort Collins entrepreneur Aaron Million announced plans t


June 29, 2009--Corps weighs impacts on Poudre River (Fort Collins Coloradoan)

Plans to build and operate a 60-inch water pipeline from Bellvue to Greeley are being affected by other projects that would draw water from the Poudre River, including the controversial Glade Reservoir.

May 17, 2009--Army Corps of Engineers begins new SDS evaluation (Pueblo Chieftain)

Colorado Springs Utilities has filed with the Army Corps of Engineers for a permit to build the Southern Delivery System in watersheds controlled by the federal government. The Corps will accept comments on SDS through June 4, according to information posted on its Web site last week.


February 24, 2009--County approves SDS (Canon City Daily Record)

The Fremont County Commissioners unanimously approved a Special Review Use permit this morning to allow construction of the massive, $1.1 billion Southern Delivery System through Fremont County.

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