A controversial impoundment proposed on the West Fork of Battle Creek in Carbon County has hit a couple of speed bumps but remains alive.
Little Snake River
Wyoming sees potential to release water owned by the federal government instead of cutting back use by irrigators, industry and municipalities to meet downstream obligations.
Wyoming wants to modify the Fontenelle Reservoir dam to claim more Colorado River Basin water, but it could face a fight from those downstream.
Wyoming senator vows to reinstate $40 million that House drained from appropriation for proposed 280-foot high dam.
But lawmakers want full funding identified — perhaps including $20 million from Colorado — before any construction begins.