(The Utah Daily Chronicle) Saifee: Keep Fighting the Lake Powell Pipeline

March 12, 2021; By Zahra Saifee, Opinion Editor

“The Utah legislative session’s end brings a collective sigh of relief — 45 days of chaos are now behind us. However, the end is conflicting as we celebrate our successes and reflect upon our failures. One such failure was the legislature’s decision to pass H.B. 297, Colorado Pipeline Amendments, in the last days of the session. This bill’s success is the latest of Utah’s efforts to push the Lake Powell Pipeline project forward despite vehement pushback from concerned citizens and surrounding states. The development of the LLP is financially risky, environmentally unfriendly and unfair to other states sustained by the Colorado River. We need to keep the pressure on public officials to stop this project in light of the legislature’s recent decision…”

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