Northern Corridor/Washington Parkway Highway

  Meeting our transportation needs without the Northern Corridor Highway CSU at the Dixie Transportation Expo Conserve Southwest Utah shared grassroots transportation alternatives with hundreds of Washington County residents at the Dixie Transportation Expo   Over 600 people attended the Dixie Transportation Expo on February 12th to learn about the future of transportation in Washington…

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Help Wanted! Northern Corridor Highway Draft EIS

Help Wanted! The Bureau of Land Management released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (draft EIS) for the Northern Corridor Highway on June 12, 2020.  The draft EIS and associated plans/documents weigh in at a whopping 1,174 pages! The public comment period ends on September 10, 2020. Conserve Southwest Utah is calling on all the observers,…

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Mobilizing for the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

  Mobilizing for the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) After Conserve Southwest Utah helped defeat legislative efforts in late 2018 that would have forced development of the Northern Corridor, Washington County began a complex process of attempting to “write” the highway into the renewal of the Habitat Conservation Plan. In 1996, the Washington County Habitat…

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2019 Dixie Transportation Expo Survey Results

Local residents engaged with Conserve Southwest Utah’s grassroots transportation alternatives, providing valuable feedback that will help our county solve its transportation challenges. Visitors to CSU’s booth engaged in nitty-gritty conversations about road alignments and traffic levels, but also shared inspiring stories about the value of our public lands for present and future generations. We thank…

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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…

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