Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Grand Canyon flows big test for Obama's Interior

Obama's Interior Dept. must allow more high flows from Glen Canyon Dam to the Grand Canyon.

GRAND CANYON AZ -- President Obama's new Interior Secretary Ken Salazar faces a big 'science v. politics' test over Colorado River flows in the Grand Canyon, reports the Washington Post.

PEER, where I serve as ecologist and southwest director, is out front protecting Park Service employees in defense of the Grand Canyon.

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