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The Big Dam Era on the Colorado River enters a new stage

June 11, 1984

A potential legal and physical reworking of the Colorado River could reshape it as much as did the 1956 Colorado River Storage Project Act, which authorized Glen Canyon Dam and others.

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The Big Dam Era on the Colorado River enters a new stage
A potential legal and physical reworking of the Colorado River could reshape it as much as did the 1956 Colorado River Storage Project Act, which authorized Glen Canyon Dam and others.

Perspective

A critic profanes the West's water gospel
Does it make sense for Colorado to develop its legal entitlement of the waters of the Colorado River to grow low-value crops like alfalfa? The federal investment in the Animas-La Plata would be over a million dollars per farm. Can such an investment rationally be justified?

News

Critics say feds are energy 'gluttons'
According to a recent Government Accounting Office report, the Reagan administration is squandering more than $700 million annually by ignoring efficiency standards designed to control federal government energy consumption.
Wilderness fight leads to symbolic hanging
Three members of a grassroots environmental group in south-central Utah were hanged in effigy last month in the town of Escalante.
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