Energy policy — nuclear: Sheep Mountain Alliance files statement of opposition in water court case for proposed Piñon Ridge Mill

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From the Montrose Daily Press (Dick Kamp):

The filing of a “statement of opposition” by Sheep Mountain Alliance (SMA) of Telluride, preceded a separate filing last Tuesday by two groups in Moab, Utah based on similar issues…

Excerpting from Colorado state statutes, the law requires that “Applicants must demonstrate the legal and physical availability of the water -(show that rights are not) speculative -prove that waters can and will be diverted, stored or otherwise captured, possessed and controlled and will be beneficially used – with diligence within a reasonable time under their claimed conditional water rights..”

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