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  • The terrifying saga of the West’s last big dam

    The writer visits the increasingly costly Animas La-Plata Dam Project in southwestern Colorado

  • Revisiting "A River No More"

    The writer wishes he weren't right about "A River No More."

  • Dam's price tag skyrockets

    Controversy over the long-planned Animas-La Plata Dam in southwestern Colorado flares again, when the soaring price tag of "A-LP Ultralight" becomes known

  • Water 'holy war' rages in central Utah

    In central Utah, Sanpete County wants to build a dam and reservoir to provide for its fast-growing population, but neighboring Carbon County says the Gooseberry Narrows Dam will be a water-stealing boondoggle

  • The great Central Arizona Project funding switcheroo

    The state of Arizona and the federal government have long bickered over who should pay for the Central Arizona Project, but a recent agreement reduces the state’s share, and puts money toward funding Indian water projects

  • Re-opening Glen Canyon's floodgates

    Conservationists say it's time for another flood of the Colorado River through Glen Canyon Dam to restore beaches and habitat downstream in Grand Canyon National Park.

  • Animas-La Plata staggers on

    The latest version of Colorado's controversial Animas-La Plata water project passed the Senate and could become a rider on spending legislation when Congress resumes Dec. 5.

  • 'The vampires are in charge of the blood bank'

    Utah Rivers Council director Zachary Frankel talks about his love for rivers and the need to protect them.

  • 'We haven't got anything back'

    Nephi, Utah, resident Ross Garrett in his own words talks about water and population growth in Utah.

  • Utah's river kid takes on the water buffaloes

    Zachary Frankel's Utah Rivers Council is fighting the Central Utah Project, particularly a plan by farmers and investors to sell CUP water intended for irrigation to rapidly growing Salt Lake County.

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