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Dear Legislature: Here’s a 2023 wishlist to save the Great Salt Lake

Posted on AllSides December 30th, 2022
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Will Utah save the Great Salt Lake before it’s too late? That’s the question on many minds this winter as lake levels hit record lows for the second year in a row and hyper-salinity threatens brine fly and shrimp populations. Last year, the state Legislature passed a flurry of bills and allocated a $40 million trust in hopes of saving the shrinking Great Salt Lake. The U.S. Congress also set aside millions in two separate bills to study drying saline lakes in the West, with the backing of Sen. Mitt...

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