Take a few minutes to read a recent article by renowned author and activist Rebecca Solnit published in California Sunday Magazine
A new study commissioned by GCI shows that decommisionning Glen Canyon Dam would have a negligable impact on the western power grid, cause electric rates to go up by $.08 on average, and could even save tens of millions of taxpayer dollars.
The water crisis in the West has renewed debate about the effectiveness of major dams, with some pushing for the enormous Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River to be decommissioned.
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In The News
May 22, 2017
We at Glen Canyon Institute were proud to testify in support of Nevada's study regarding alternative management practices on the Colorado River, including decommissioning Glen Canyon Dam. Read More »
May 15, 2017
With two major reservoirs on the Colorado River, Lake Powell and Lake Mead, sitting half empty, will a new hydrologic reality be enough to push for big management changes? One conservation group hopes so. Read More »
May 10, 2017
"The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is one of many national treasures under attack by the Trump administration. Any attempt by President Trump to eliminate or alter the monument would undermine the cultural and natural resources it protects." Read More »