"The BLM has done a fairly good job of identifying the irreversible, irretrievable impacts from this project," he said. "Still, those impacts are worse than what they have identified in this study."
The Southern Nevada Water Authority has turned to the state's eastern hydrologic basins as a source of water in the face of drastic drought-induced declines in levels at Lake Mead, fed by the Colorado River.
Residents can request a hard copy of the draft Environmental Impact Statement's executive summary and compact disks of the full document by mail at the Bureau of Land Management/Groundwater Projects Office, P.O. Box 12000, Reno, Nev., 89520-0006, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
It can also be accessed by visiting www.blm.gov.
Area meetings about the proposal include: Aug. 3, 5 to 8 p.m. Baker Elementary School, 120 N. Main, Baker, Nev.; 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 4 at Delta High School's gym, 50 W. 300 North, Delta; and Aug. 11, 4 to 9 p.m., Hampton Inn and Suites, 307 N. Admiral Byrd Road, Salt Lake City.
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