Water district approves wilderness policy

By scott miller

EAGLE COUNTY — A proposal to expand wilderness areas around Vail is still percolating in Washington D.C. Meanwhile, local water officials recently approved a set of guidelines they’d like any potential bill to meet.The board of the Eagle River Water & Sanitation District and the Upper Eagle Regional Water Authority — both of which are public agencies with elected boards — recently passed a policy regarding any potential expansion of wilderness areas near Vail. The most recent proposal is sponsored by Rep. Jared Polis, a Boulder-area Democrat whose district includes roughly one-third of Eagle County from Eagle-Vail to the east.That …

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