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“Sacred Water Tour” Opposes the SNWA Groundwater Project

By Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Great Basin Ely, Nev. – A camping tour of the region that will be affected by the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) groundwater development project is taking place over memorial day weekend – and you’re invited. The trip, which will take place from May 24th to 26th, will … Continue reading “Sacred Water Tour” Opposes the SNWA Groundwater Project

Lawsuit Filed to Halt Massive Las Vegas Water Grab

For Immediate Release, February 12, 2014 Contact: Rob Mrowka, (702) 249-5821, rmrowka@biologicaldiversity.org Lawsuit Filed to Halt Massive Las Vegas Water Grab Pipeline Would Dry Up Springs and Wetlands, Hurt Fish, Sage Grouse, Pronghorn and Other Species LAS VEGAS— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit in U.S. district court today to halt a right-of-way needed for … Continue reading Lawsuit Filed to Halt Massive Las Vegas Water Grab

Video: Stop The SNWA Water Grab Teach-In

Saturday, January 11, 2014 Did you know that Las Vegas is planning a $15 billion project to extract water from the driest places in the country? And that ranchers, farmers, indigenous and rural communities, hunters, and environmentalists are coming together to fight it? ________ Watch community organizers speak about the so-called “Water Grab” – the … Continue reading Video: Stop The SNWA Water Grab Teach-In

Press Release: Community Education Against the SNWA Water Grab – January 11th in SLC

By Deep Green Resistance Great Basin It sounds like a bad business plan: Las Vegas is planning a $15 billion project to extract water from the driest places in the country. Ranchers, farmers, indigenous and rural communities, hunters, and environmentalists are coming together to oppose the project, and clean air activists from Salt Lake City … Continue reading Press Release: Community Education Against the SNWA Water Grab – January 11th in SLC

Nevada Court Rules Against SNWA Water Rights

LAS VEGAS — A Nevada judge in White Pine County Court has rejected plans for a controversial pipeline that would draw water from rural valleys and send it to Las Vegas. Seventh District Court Senior Judge Robert Estes ruled Wednesday that there were flaws in the state water engineer’s findings. He said the engineer’s report was “not in the public interest” and … Continue reading Nevada Court Rules Against SNWA Water Rights

Moapa Dace Continues Its Baby Boom

Original Post by Vernon Robison, Moapa Valley Progress It has been another good year for the Moapa dace. The population of the endangered fish has more than doubled over the past two years, according to a survey conducted last week by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). On August 6-7, biologists conducted their bi-annual snorkel … Continue reading Moapa Dace Continues Its Baby Boom

Groundwater Pipeline Threatens Great Basin Desert, Indigenous Groups

nBy Michael Carter, Deep Green Resistance Colorado Plateau The Pipeline Proposal The Great Basin stretches from Utah’s Great Salt Lake to the Sierra Nevada Mountains and from southern Idaho to southern California.  About seven inches of rain falls in Nevada a year, and   some areas receive less than five.  The Great Basin is a cold … Continue reading Groundwater Pipeline Threatens Great Basin Desert, Indigenous Groups