Category Archives: Water – Lake Powell Pipeline

CSU Position on Water

Posted January 21, 2020 by Tom Butine

CSU Position on Water

No Comments

filed under: Water, Water - Conservation, Water - Lake Powell Pipeline

LPP Scoping Comments

Posted January 21, 2020 by Tom Butine

LPP Coalition Scoping Comments

No Comments

filed under: Water - Lake Powell Pipeline

LPP Coalition Scoping Comments

Posted January 21, 2020 by Tom Butine

LPP Coalition Scoping Comments

No Comments

filed under: Water - Lake Powell Pipeline

Issues with LPP Financial Analysis

Posted January 7, 2020 by Tom Butine

Financial Model Issues Letter – released version

No Comments

filed under: Water, Water - Lake Powell Pipeline

Determine if LPP water right is Secure!

Posted December 12, 2019 by Jane Whalen

The State of Utah (Utah) wants to develop about 361,000 acre-feet of its remaining theoretical share of the Colorado River (which assumes an unrealistic higher annual river flow rate of 15 MAFY) and a portion of this (86,249 acre-feet) is allocated for the Lake Powell Pipeline (LPP). But, there are risks depending on this remaining… Read more »

No Comments

filed under: Uncategorized, Water - Lake Powell Pipeline

Write and Submit Scoping Comments on the Northern Corridor Highway and the Lake Powell Pipeline

Posted December 12, 2019 by Jane Whalen

Federal agencies, with the support of our elected officials, have started the approval process for an Environmental Impact Statement during this holiday season for two long-standing, complicated and damaging projects: the Northern Corridor Highway and the Lake Powell Pipeline. Historically there is a 90-day process that encourages public input. For these projects, public involvement is… Read more »

No Comments

filed under: The Red Cliffs National Conservation Area / Reserve, Water - Lake Powell Pipeline

Scoping Issues for the Lake Powell Pipeline EIS

Posted December 12, 2019 by Jane Whalen

Analyse these issues in the Lake Powell Pipeline EIS: Include a “conservation” alternative to the EIS that would reduce the demand for water through a number of conservation methods.  Western Resource Advocates’ “Local Waters Alternative,” is a comprehensive approach to provide a flexible and cost effective pathway for Washington County to meet its water needs… Read more »

No Comments

filed under: Uncategorized, Water - Lake Powell Pipeline

Lake Powell Pipeline Scoping Comments Due by Jan 10, 2020

Posted December 12, 2019 by Jane Whalen

Utah recently switched lead federal agencies for the Lake Powell Pipeline (LPP) project to the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR), which in turn began a new Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process.  This process begins with “scoping” and includes asking the public for their comment on what should be analysed in an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). This… Read more »

No Comments

filed under: Uncategorized, Water - Lake Powell Pipeline

Background on the Scoping Process LPP

Posted December 12, 2019 by Jane Whalen

While the environmental impact statement process is starting anew under the Bureau of Reclamation, which recently took over management of the project, it will also be building upon data and reports previously gathered by other agencies. Reclamation will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Lake Powell Pipeline (LPP) Project as proposed by the… Read more »

No Comments

filed under: Uncategorized, Water - Lake Powell Pipeline

Scoping meetings and How to submit a Scoping comment LPP

Posted December 12, 2019 by Jane Whalen

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

No Comments

filed under: Uncategorized, Water - Lake Powell Pipeline