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

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 »

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Scoping Issues for the Lake Powell Pipeline EIS

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 »

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Lake Powell Pipeline Scoping Comments Due by Jan 10, 2020

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 »

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Scoping meetings and How to submit a Scoping comment LPP

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 »

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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… Read more »

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