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Lake Powell & Hydropower

Posted June 18, 2014 by Susan Crook

Recently, our executive director got the chance to sit down with KUTV and talk about the minimum power pool levels of Lake Powell. Sound really boring? Well, the hydropower from Glen Canyon Dam provides electricity for some 6 million people! While there’s been a huge amount of snowpack this year, longer term simulations are showing… Read more »

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Protected Lands Promote Jobs and Higher Incomes

Posted December 4, 2012 by Jane Whalen

A recent report by Headwaters Economics finds that the West’s popular national parks, monuments, wilderness areas and other public lands offer its growing high-tech and services industries a competitive advantage, which is a major reason why the western economy has outperformed the rest of the U.S. economy in key measures of growth–employment, population, and personal… Read more »

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