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Sacred Water Tour 2015: Stop the Water Grab!

Stealing Water From the Desert? We Say No! Join us this Memorial Day weekend for a tour of sacred lands threatened by unsustainable “development”. We will spend three days visiting the communities to be affected by the water grab, learning about the project and the threatened sacred lands and waters, and camping in some of […]

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News from the Great Basin

“Protecting Sage Grouse in the Great Basin” “…Restoring native plants and biodiversity in the sagebrush-steppe ecosystem of the Great Basin, where a massive invasion of non-native grasses, particularly cheatgrass, has turned millions of acres into a fire-prone monoculture. As Climate Progress has reported, finding innovative ways to beat back the cheatgrass invasion and restore sagebrush […]

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Update on Utah Tar Sands Project

Work on the Utah Tar Sands project continues. The following is excerpted from Oilvoice. “During the third quarter of 2014, the Company’s project team continued to work with its engineering consultants and equipment suppliers to complete final engineering design and procure equipment for the PR Spring Project. For the remainder of 2014, the Company will […]

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Report Back: Sacred Water Tour 2014

From the Deep Green Resistance Southwest Coalition, a report-back from the 2014 Sacred Water Tour:   By Max Wilbert, Susan Hyatt, Katie Wilson, and Michael Carter, Deep Green Resistance Southwest Coalition In late May 2014, members of Deep Green Resistance (DGR), Great Basin Water Network, the Ely-Shoshone Indian tribe, and others toured the valleys of […]

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“Sacred Water Tour” Opposes the SNWA Groundwater Project

Ely, Nev. – A camping tour of the region that will be affected by the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) groundwater development project is taking place over memorial day weekend – and you’re invited. The trip, which will take place from May 24th to 26th, will begin at the north end of the water grab […]

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Oct. 25-27: Stop Enefit! No Oil Shale Campout | Utah Tar Sands Resistance

Oct. 25-27: Stop Enefit! No Oil Shale Campout | Utah Tar Sands Resistance.   From UTSR:   ” We with the Utah Tar Sands Resistance aren’t all about tar sands, you know. Eastern Utah has become a sacrifice zone for the Western United States in terms of destructive, toxic fuel extraction, and we’re standing up […]

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Groundwater Pipeline Threatens Great Basin Desert, Indigenous Groups

The Confederated Tribes of the Goshute, or CTGR (the name “Goshute” derives from the native word Ku’tsip or Gu’tsip, people of ashes, desert, or dry earth), [17] “reside in an isolated oasis in the foothills of the majestic Deep Creek Mountains on what is now the Utah/ Nevada state line,” according to their web page […]

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