29 Mar '15, 2pm

How the Ski Industry Will Sell Off Your Rivers to the Highest Bidder

How the Ski Industry Will Sell Off Your Rivers to the Highest Bidder

Ski industry wants to auction off water from your rivers.What that means for you. As the snow melts, the National Ski Areas Association turned their attention, once again, to waiving the Endangered Species Act, making it harder to protect rivers that are threatened by poorly performing hydropower dams, and making it virtually impossible for federal agencies to ensure that there is enough water for fish, wildlife, firefighting, and recreation on public lands. The United States Senate is considering the annual Budget Resolution, which sets the nation’s overall funding priorities from everything to paying our soldiers who are protecting our nation, maintaining our roads and bridges, providing student loans, and Social Security and Medicare. At the urging of the ski industry association and their corporate agriculture and hydrofracker allies, Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado prop...

Full article: http://www.americanrivers.org/blog/ski-industry-frackers-...

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