Defeating the Northern Corridor Highway – What you can do in the meantime

Contact elected officials and candidates to let them know you are concerned about the need, cost, and damage associate with the Northern Corridor Highway. Remember, it is the election season! See CSU’s Position on the Northern Corridor Highway to familiarize yourself with the issues surrounding the Northern Corridor Highway. Here is a link to: Message your…

General Information on the Northern Corridor Highway Draft EIS

General Information   The Issue Should permission be granted for a new highway right-of-way through the protected Red Cliffs National Conservation Area and Red Cliffs Desert Reserve.   The History Washington County has long desired a “northern corridor” portion of a ring-road around the metropolitan area. When the Mojave desert tortoise was listed under the…

Get Your 3 Campaign!

We Need Your Help Networking   We need your help in expanding our network of supporters who want to defeat the proposed Lake Powell Pipeline (LPP) and the Northern Corridor Highway (NCH). There are thousands of Utah citizens, and many from around the country, who are opposed to one or both of these projects. But…

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…

Comments are Public

From the BLM’s Notice of Intent: “Written comments we receive become part of the administrative record. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can request…

How to Submit Your Scoping Comment

How to Submit Your Scoping Comment – Due Monday January 6, 2020 You may submit written comments by any of the following methods: Best Method- Email: BLM_UT_NorthernCorridor@blm.gov Please don’t forget to also email a copy of your comment to sarah@conserveswu.org. She will keep track of comment numbers so that nobody’s voice is left out. 2nd…

BACKGROUND

Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) are working together to analyze the proposed Northern Corridor Highway and Zone 6 Mitigation. What is Zone 6 They need our help to do this during the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process. Scoping is the first step in the (NEPA) process. It…