Flaming Gorge Pipeline

January 19, 2015--Bumpy route for moving water (Pueblo Chieftain)

Can the Western Slope ever come to terms with a future proposal to move water across the Continental Divide? That’s one question that is emerging as the state water plan moves into its sophomore year. Part of the draft water plan presented to Gov. John Hickenlooper in December includes principles for Colorado River Development.


January 29, 2013--Western Resource Advocates lauds Colorado Water Conservation Board vote to kill Flaming Gorge Task Force (North Forty News)

The Colorado Water Conservation Board today voted overwhelmingly to end funding for the Flaming Gorge Task Force, which had been considering future large-scale water diversion projects such as the Flaming Gorge Pipeline.


January 25, 2013--Flaming Gorge task force makes recommendations (Denver Post)

A task force that spent the last year studying issues related to proposals to divert water from the Flaming Gorge Reservoir in Wyoming to Colorado says state leaders first need to agree on how Colorado's water needs can be met.

June 23, 2012--Task force: No consensus on whether Million's pipeline makes sense (Coloradoan)

On Friday, a task force of water interests from across Colorado charged to look into the feasibility of tapping the Green River met in Colorado Springs to discuss whether it’s possible or desirable to build a Flaming Gorge pipeline.


May 17, 2012--Flaming Gorge pipeline suffers another blow (Coloradoan)

The federal government dealt Fort Collins entrepreneur Aaron Million’s Flaming Gorge Pipeline proposal another setback Thursday morning. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission denied Wyco Power and Water, Inc.’s appeal of the agency’s earlier dismissal of Wyco’s application for a federal feasibility of the proposed pipeline.


May 15, 2012--American Rivers ranks Green, Crystal among nation’s most endangered waterways (Colorado Independent)

Water withdrawals are threatening the Green River as potential dams and diversions are putting fish, wildlife and recreation at risk on the Crystal River, according to a new report. Both rivers made the annual “America’s Most Endangered Rivers” report released this morning.


March 23, 2012--Appeal filed in Flaming Gorge water pipeline project (Denver Business Journal)

The Colorado businessman who wants to build a 501-mile pipeline to carry water from Wyoming to the Front Range wants the federal government to reconsider rejecting his proposal. The Associated Press reports that Aaron Million of Fort Collins filed the request Friday with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.


February 23, 2012--Feds reject Flaming Gorge pipeline proposal (Summit Voice)

The proposal for bringing new water to the thirsty Front Range of Colorado was rejected as “premature” this week by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, subject to a potential rehearing. The 560-mile pipeline, formally called the Regional Water Supply Project, could potentially transport up to 250,000 acre feet of water from the Green River Basin in Wyoming to Colorado.


December 23, 2011--Colorado River District opposes Flaming Gorge pumpback proposal (Colorado Independent)

The Colorado River District is opposing a proposal to pump water from Flaming Gorge Reservoir in southwest Wyoming through a pipeline to Colorado's Front Range.


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