The Project The purpose of the proposed Uinta Basin Railway (UBR) is to connect Uinta Basin fossil fuels companies into the national rail network in order to allow them to access out-of-state and overseas markets. This idea has existed for decades with several past studies already having explored the idea, though it seems the project … Continue reading The Uinta Basin Railway: a fossil fuel disaster
Comment now on the Lake Powell Pipeline
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is beginning the scoping for the Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Lake Powell Pipeline Project, which would pump water from the endangered Colorado River from Lake Powell 140 miles west to St. George, UT. Please take a moment to comment to this agency about your opposition to the project. … Continue reading Comment now on the Lake Powell Pipeline
Mini Grants Available for Indigenous Media Projects
The Project: We are working to mobilize indigenous youth to seek out elders among the Tribes of the Colorado River watershed for purposes of creating a video interview about water. The interviews will seek what traditional ecological knowledge tribal elders may be willing to share on society’s relationship with the waters and ecology of the … Continue reading Mini Grants Available for Indigenous Media Projects
Green River Block Exchange and Ultimate Phase Water Rights
The Bureau of Reclamation is currently in the process of negotiating two contracts with the State of Utah for releases of water from Flaming Gorge Dam. A Draft Environmental Assessment on the Green River Block Exchange Contract is currently up and comments are due by October 19, 2018.