FERC tosses out appeal of earlier denial of review for controversial water project
By Summit Voice
SUMMIT COUNTY — Federal officials have yet again rejected a review of a proposed water pipeline that would shunt part of the Green River to the Front Range of Colorado. Read the FERC notice here.
The controversial Flaming Gorge pipeline (formally known as the regional water supply project) was initially under review by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, but partway through that process, proponent Aaron Million switched gears and asked the Federal Regulatory Energy Commission to review the proposal as an energy generating project. (more…)
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