Utahns protest Snake Valley water pact with Nevada

Published March 28, 2013 9:51 pm
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Steve Erickson, of the Great Basin Water Network, shows off a T-shirt Thursday expressing his views on the proposed water-sharing agreement between Utah and Nevada. He and other representatives of environmental organizations spoke at a rally to oppose the plan they say will harm agriculture in the Snake Valley and air quality along the Wasatch Front. Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has said that he will decide by Monday whether to sign the agreement to equally divide the water in the aquifer under Snake Valley along the border of Utah and Nevada.



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