July 16, 2021 MEDIA STATEMENT: EMERGENCY measures begun to try to save Lake Powell and…
Today, Pumped Hydro Storage LLC received notice from FERC that the “Salt Trail Canyon Pumped Storage Project” preliminary permit would probably be canceled. The hydropower company has failed to meet deadlines for filing reports.
Details, with FERC letter, on twitter here: https://twitter.com/SaveTheColorado/status/1407802775778385922
“This project was a terrible idea that should have never received a preliminary permit in the first place,” said Gary Wockner of Save The Colorado. “Damming beautiful canyons to make electricity in the sun-drenched desert makes zero sense.”
Our original 2019 press release about this project here: https://savethecolorado.org/press-release-conservationists-intervene-in-ludicrous-effort-to-dam-the-little-colorado-river/
Save The Colorado and other groups are represented by Earthjustice in the permit process.