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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Experience a virtual tour of the restoration occurring in Glen Canyon - Produced by Glen Canyon Institute; in collaboration with National Geographic Maps as well as numerous and Glen Canyon Explorers.
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In The News
June 23, 2017
Check out this nice radio piece about the Water Deeply article regarding Fill Mead First. Read More »
June 20, 2017
Awesome article about the restoration of Glen Canyon and Native American connection to place. "Planting them at Glen Canyon is also significant, she said. The Grand Canyon is widely understood to be sacred to Southwest tribes, but Glen Canyon isn't always given the same reverence outside tribal culture — especially since it was dammed and became Lake Powell." Read More »
June 16, 2017
As the Lower Basin inches closer and closer to a shortage declaration, we at GCI are working on projects that could lead to a more sustainable future on the River. Read More »