02 Jan Saving the Great Salt Lake
Good & reassuring, so far this water year at least, to see our very dry & politically reddish state so … blue. But saving the Great Salt Lake will take more water and political will.
Utah House Speaker Brad Wilson writes that “the ongoing drought and record-low water levels represent a real crisis…I only recently came to realize just how dire the situation could become and how drastically it could impact life for all Utahns…”
The “Great Salt Lake Summit” can be accessed Wednesday through Speaker Wilson’s social media. Let’s all join the discussion about our drying up Great Salt Lake — & all that implies if left unaddressed. Here’s the agenda:
We need wise & bipartisan policy solutions based on science & facts. Urgently. Federal & state-level partnerships. Senator Derek Kitchen has been a local leader on this important issue.
This is a good overview piece by FOX13.
Robert Gehrke says, “The Great Salt Lake is Utah’s canary in a coal mine — except you can see it from space.”
Stark postcard views of a different kind from around the 2nd Driest state in the entire United States of America.
Save Our Great Salt Lake has even more info. There will be a rally @ the Utah State Capitol @ noon on Saturday, January 15th. See you there.