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AW Meets with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar

Posted: 06/30/2011
by Nathan Fey

Washington DC - American Whitewater and Colorado River Oufitter representatives traveled to Washington DC to meet with Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Department of Interior today.  The Secretary's leadership on water issues in the Colorado River Basin, and opportunities for Public-Private partnerships were among the topics discussed.

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Hearing canceled for Moffat Collection Project

Posted: 12/08/2009
by Nathan Fey

Due to the current weather predictions, the US Army Corps of Engineers has cancelled the public meeting scheduled for Summit County (December 8). The meeting will be rescheduled for January 2010. Stay tuned for meeting anouncement.

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Public Scoping Announced for Green River Pumpback

Posted: 03/20/2009
by Nathan Fey

Green River, Wyoming - After much anticipation, the US Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) has announced the first set of public meetings on thecontroversial Regional Watershed Supply Project (RWSP)--also known as the Green River or Flaming Gorge Pumpback. The Project proposes to remove up to 250,000 acre-feet of water from the Green River at Flaming Gorge, sending it east through 500 miles of pipelines to Colorado's Front Range. The project also proposes two new reservoirs for Colorado's Front Range. The ACOE will be holding several meetings to describe the project, the NEPA process, and to solicit input on the issues and alternatives to be evaluated before permiting the RWSP.

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3rd hearing scheduled for Colorado's NISP

Posted: 06/09/2008
by Nathan Fey

The District Engineer from the US Army Corps of Engineers has scheduled an additional THIRD public hearing to be held in conjunction with the release of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Northern Integrated Supply Project.The public hearing will be held MONDAY, JUNE 16th in Fort Collins, Colorado at 425 West Prospect Road. The open house will start at 4:00 pm, hearing to begin at 6:00 pm.

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Paddlers Identify Recreational Water Needs in Colorado

Posted: 07/24/2007
by Nathan Fey

American Whitewater is working with paddlers to advocate for river recreation in Colorado, and to assist nine river-basin roundtables with identifying and protecting recreational and environmental water needs. Each Roundtable is charged by the Colorado Legislature to determine how much water is "unused" in their basins, that could be trasported to areas that are in need of additional water to meet current and future demands. Now is the time to protect your favorite rivers in Colorado, or risk losing them forever!