"Green Groups Sue, Say Farmers Are Drying Up Great Salt Lake"

"The state of Utah is not doing enough to save its imperiled Great Salt Lake and stop an impending ecological collapse, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday by national and western environmental groups.

The suit filed in Utah state court seeks an injunction that would force state leaders to come up with a comprehensive plan to prevent the lake from drying.

State lawmakers have recently put hundreds of millions of dollars toward conservation and other water saving rules, but the groups say it amounted to "baby steps.""

Kirk Siegler reports for NPR September 6, 2023.


"The Great Salt Lake and Its Web of Life Face an Uncertain Future" (Yale Environment 360)

Source: NPR, 09/08/2023