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 Water Development Commission
Funds to be used to acquire Forest Service property, avoid NEPA entanglement.
Proposal is heavily conditioned, may face showdown with House.
An audit of water development says officials failed to follow good-government laws and suggests lawmakers clarify who heads the program.
Wyoming will hold a public hearing next week on its plan to allow five times more E. coli in 76 percent of the state’s waters.”