Critics skeptical of National Park Service’s Glen Canyon Dam plan

20th January, 2016 by

By Randy Wyrick

WASHINGTON — The feds say if they alter the amount and timing of Colorado River water flowing through Glen Canyon Dam, they can keep providing water and electricity to millions, while preserving Grand Canyon National Park and other treasures.Those feds may as well be wishing upon a star, says Gary Wockner, executive director of Save the Colorado, based in Fort Collins.Over the last 15 years the amount of water in the Colorado River has steadily declined, Wockner said, and all the science indicates that flows will continue to decrease. “I am extremely skeptical that the federal government will be able …

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