Federal regulators have granted a rehearing for further consideration of a Colorado businessman’s proposal to build a pipeline to deliver water from southwestern Wyoming to southeast Wyoming and Colorado’s Front Range.
A Colorado businessman seeking to build a pipeline to deliver water from Wyoming to Colorado’s Front Range estimates that whoever designs, builds, finances and operates the project could see at least a $1.4 billion profit.
The businessman behind a proposal to build a pipeline to carry water from southwestern Wyoming to Colorado’s Front Range isn’t giving up despite the latest setback for the plan.
The latest federal permit application to construct a pipeline for Green River water is sparking opposition from environmental groups and others in the Cowboy State.
Colorado water officials have agreed to spend $72,000 to explore a proposal to divert water from Wyoming to the Front Range.
A study commissioned by an environmental policy group says diverting water from the Flaming Gorge Reservoir and Green River in Wyoming to Colorado could hurt tourism and recreation in the area, though effects could be mitigated.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it terminated a review of a Front Range water pipeline project before the man behind it could cancel it himself.