3 Environmental Groups Sue Federal Government Over Colorado River Management

By Lauren Gilger
Published: Monday, October 7, 2019 - 12:14pm

Glen Canyon Dam
Luke Runyon/KUNC/LightHawk
Glen Canyon Dam

Three environmental groups are suing the federal government over the operation of the Glen Canyon Dam in Northern Arizona.

They said the Bureau of Reclamation isn’t doing enough to plan for future shrinking flows on the Colorado River.

For more on this and what it means for the 40 million people in the Southwest who rely on Colorado River water, The Show got a hold of Luke Runyon who covers the Colorado River basin for KUNC in Northern Colorado.

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