Background Information on process for LPP’s Environmental Impact Statement

The public comment period regarding the Lake Powell Pipeline (LPP) project in southern Utah was opened December 6, 2019 and ended January 10, 2019. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement. Reclamation requested public scoping comments to identify significant issues or other alternatives to be addressed in the EIS. They…

Wildlife and Plants in the NCA/Reserve

Northern Corridor Highway impacts to wildlife. READ MORE Shivwits Milkvetch, endangered Virgin River chub, endangered Woundfin, endangered  California condor, endangered  Mexican spotted owl, threatened  Southwestern willow flycatcher, endangered Western yellow-billed cuckoo, threatened  Bonneville cutthroat trout, BLM sensitive Desert sucker, BLM sensitive Flannel-mouth sucker, BLM sensitive  Virgin spinedace, BLM sensitive  American white pelican, BLM sensitive  Bald…

Green River Block Water Contract

Lawsuit Challenges Utah’s New Green River Water Contract Trump Administration Failed to Consider Other Water Deals, Climate Change WASHINGTON― Conservation groups sued the Trump administration today to challenge the Interior Department’s decision allowing additional water to be taken from the Green River below Utah’s Flaming Gorge Dam. The decision was made without a full accounting…

Lake Powell Pipeline

Papers and information on the Colorado River and the Lake Powell Pipeline. Click here: A newsletter on the Lake Powell Pipeline. Lochhead, An Upper Basin Perspective Upper-Basin-Resolution-Emergency-Drought-2014 FERC Federal regulators hit pause on Lake Powell Pipeline BOR contract comments 1-26-18 Green River Exchange for LPP Upper Basin DEPLETIONS 2014_Colorado_River_Compact.xls Study report #22 Alternatives 11-30-15 Water…