Green River, UT | Scott Bosse If you were to draw up a list of rivers where you wouldn’t want to extract oil shale in the United States, the Green, the White and the Upper Colorado would be in the list. (Similar to developing a massive copper and gold mine in the most productive salmon… Read more »
Green River, UT | Scott Bosse Great news! The Colorado Water Conservation Board has decided to stop funding a study investigating a potential 500-mile pipeline from Wyoming’s Flaming Gorge Reservoir to the Colorado Front Range. This pipeline would have withdrawn massive amounts of water from the Green River- a beautiful western gem running through Utah,… Read more »
Today’s guest blog is by Kim Cannon. The Upper Green River where it exits the Wind River Range | Scott Bosse Imagine a proposal to dam the wild river, and the valley it cut, where your family has lived and worked and gathered together for almost 90 years. Put aside for the moment that the… Read more »
In response to our action alert this summer, more than 10,000 American Rivers members and supporters contacted Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead to tell him “no” to new dams on the Upper Green River. The governor heard you, as the proposed dams recently were dropped from further consideration due to widespread public opposition.