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Utah officials are drastically scaling back hydroelectric power plans for the controversial Lake Powell pipeline, saying the move will save taxpayers $100 million dollars on the proposed project.

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Proponents of the Lake Powell Pipeline say they’re confident they can raise enough money from southwestern Utah water users to repay any loans from state taxpayers.

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A series of water conservation open houses winds down next week on the heels of national weather data showing that Utah just ended its driest year recorded history.

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The state’s making progress on its proposal for the Lake Powell Pipeline. But now it’s asking to pause its federal license long enough to get an answer to a crucial question.

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Opposition has poured in against the proposed Lake Powell Pipeline as the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ended a public comment period on Monday.

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Researchers say the Great Salt Lake is on its way to completely drying up. Officials from Utah State University and the Utah Division of Water Resources released a white paper detailing the impact water development has had on the Great Salt Lake.

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Utah senators passed a bill Friday to start saving money for big water projects in a move opposed on environmental and fiscal grounds.