Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Public Outcry Escalates Over Gila River Diversion Ahead Of DOI Deadline

The Department of the Interior has a deadline of November 23 to decide whether to green-light the design and development of a large-scale diversion on the Gila, New Mexico’s last undammed river. Public outcry over the billion-dollar proposal has been steadily escalating, with more than 45,500 signatures collected this past month on a petition to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell calling on her to reject the costly diversion and permanently protect the Gila River...more

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