Colorado Water: Lawmakers offer tepid enthusiasm for state water plan

Colorado Water: Lawmakers offer tepid enthusiasm for state water plan
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By RANDY ESSEX

Some members of the Western Slope delegation to the Colorado Legislature said Monday they view the forthcoming Colorado Water Plan as a starting point and not a clear solution to the state’s water challenges. Representative Bob Rankin, a Republican who represents House District 57, which includes Garfield County, said the water plan lacks a prioritized list of specific water projects, a financing plan and a schedule.“So, I view this as the start of a negotiating process on all of those details that will be worked out,” Rankin said. “So, I hope we’re positioning ourselves as a Western Slope for a …

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