Today’s New York Times has an editorial about a proposed pipeline that would take 80 billion gallons from the Green River watershed in southwest Wyoming and carry to Denver and Colorado Springs to aid in further development of that area. The editorial begins —
“To the list of truly terrible ideas, we would like to add the one that is stirring up residents of southwestern Wyoming.
A developer named Aaron Million has proposed to build a private, 560-mile-long, 10-foot-high pipeline from Wyoming’s Green River Basin, along Interstate 80, and then south along Colorado’s Front Range to Denver and Colorado Springs. The pipeline is meant to carry water — more than 80 billion gallons a year. Last week, the Army Corps of Engineers presented the proposal in the town of Green River, Wyo., where it was met with outrage.” (click here to continue reading)