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2008-07-08 09:00:36

By Stephen Speckman Deseret News The Southern Nevada Water Authority has filed a request to deny "interested person status" to 15 applicants, including several from Utah, who want a say in a proposal to pipe water from sources near the Utah/Nevada border to Las Vegas. "We oppose the pipeline," said Steve Erickson on behalf of the Great Basin Water Network. "We think there are other alternatives they should explore." The Water Authority told Tracy Taylor, the Nevada state engineer, in its...

2008-07-05 06:00:12

By Patty Henetz, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul. 5--BAKER, Nev. -- On moonless nights here in the Utah-Nevada borderlands of Snake Valley, the naked eye can see five planets, countless stars and the great swath of the Milky Way. Climb the hill to Great Basin National Park and one can see the nighttime glow of Las Vegas, whose leaders say their sprawling city must have the water under Snake Valley -- or wither and die. And they are coming for it, making plans for a 285-mile pipeline to tap the...

2008-07-04 15:00:24

By Patty Henetz, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul. 4--BAKER, Nev. -- On moonless nights here in the Utah-Nevada borderlands of Snake Valley, the naked eye can see five planets, countless stars and the great swath of the Milky Way. Climb the hill to Great Basin National Park and you can see the the nighttime glow of Las Vegas, whose leaders say their sprawling city must have the water under Snake Valley -- or wither and die. And they are coming for it, making plans for a 285-mile pipeline to tap...

2008-06-24 06:02:31

By Alan Choate By ALAN CHOATE REVIEW-JOURNAL In the not-too-distant future, there will be people walking around the city of Las Vegas counting trees. It sounds odd, as does the name of this particular endeavor: surveying the "urban forest." But a large volume of research says that, even in dry Las Vegas, the right kinds of trees are a good way to conserve water and energy and clean the air. They look good, too. The survey is a joint effort by the city, the Southern Nevada Water...


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