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Our View: Thirsty eyes should look elsewhere


Once again, people are eyeing water flowing through Green River and the Flaming Gorge as a solution to their water problems.

This time however, those eyes are coming from the other side of the Continental Divide. As part of Gov. Matt Mead’s possible water initiatives, one of the projects listed could result in water being diverted from the Upper Green River Basin to the North Platte River. While details of such a project don’t appear to be beyond an initial idea phase, officials from the Green River City Council, Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners and local state represent...

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