None of 13 people that testified at BLM hearing supported Vegas water pipeline

Outlet: The Ely Times

August 12, 2011

None of the 13 people that gave testimony to the Bureau of Land Management at a public hearing in Ely Tuesday night spoke in favor of the Southern Nevada Water Authority’s proposed pipeline project between eastern White Pine County and Las Vegas. The message was clear from several people that water is life for Nevada ranching. Attempts to take water rights can spark emotional responses. Range wars sometimes resolved 19th Century water disputes…

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