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"...I’ve worked for American Rivers now for a while" -- Ken Neubecker #ColoradoRiver

Ken Neubecker posted the comment below in response to this post:

I can forgive Chris Treese for perhaps not knowing that I’ve worked for American Rivers now for a while.

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"American Rivers needs to come to the joint talks, as well as issue press releases" -- Chris Treese #ColoradoRiver #COWaterPlan

From The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel (Gary Harmon):

The upper reaches of the Colorado River make up one of the nation’s most endangered rivers, largely because of the possibility of a transmountain diversion, according to an annual listing.

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"...nobody is digging a new tunnel tomorrow" -- Jim Pokrandt #ColoradoRiver #COWaterPlan

From the Glenwood Springs Post Independent (John Stroud):

…it’s important to note that “nobody is digging a new tunnel tomorrow,” and organizations like the Glenwood Springs-based River District are active at the table in working to protect Western Colorado interests in the face of growing Front Range water needs, said.

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The funding request for Mountain Home Reservoir sails through the Rio Grande Basin Roundtable

From the Valley Courier (Ruth Heide):

Money still following the water in the Rio Grande Basin.

With funds to spare, the Rio Grande Roundtable on Tuesday unanimously approved a $25,000 allocation from the local basin account for a feasibility study to determine the best way to improve the efficiency of Mountain Home Reservoir both for the benefit of Trinchera Irrigation Company irrigators and those who enjoy recreational activities at the reservoir.

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"When the public comments, the No. 1 thing they are very interested in is healthy rivers" -- Louis Meyer #ColoradoRiver #COWaterPlan

From Aspen Journalism (Brent Gardner-Smith):

“It’s a bunch of river with serious targets on them,” said Ken Neubecker of Carbondale about the upper Colorado basin. Neubecker, a longtime volunteer with Trout Unlimited and the former head of Western Rivers Institute, now works with American Rivers on policy and conservation issues.

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The Gunnison County Commissioners take a look at the Gunnison Roundtable basin implementation plan #COWaterPlan

From the Glenwood Springs Post Independent (George Sibley):

Concern about possible transmountain diversions dominated a public information-and-input meeting in Gunnison on Gunnison Basin Roundtable water planning.

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Southwestern Water Conservation District Annual Water Seminar recap #COWaterPlan #ColoradoRiver

From the Pine River Times (Carole McWilliams):

With continuing population growth in Southwestern states and ongoing drought, water issues are becoming more and more about who has to cut back their use when there isn’t enough to meet demand.

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