A controversial impoundment proposed on the West Fork of Battle Creek in Carbon County has hit a couple of speed bumps but remains alive.
Funds to be used to acquire Forest Service property, avoid NEPA entanglement.
Proposal is heavily conditioned, may face showdown with House.
Lawmakers are expected to scrutinize the cost of a 280-foot-high structure proposed in the Little Snake River drainage.
Grassroots participants in a statewide initiative addressing the same matters worry she is undermining their efforts.