Cloud-seeding: Gunnison County, Mt. Crested Butte, CWCB and the Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District ink a deal with North American Weather Consultants for the 2011-2012 season

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From The Crested Butte News (Alissa Johnson):

In spite of early concerns that funding for cloud seeding might dry up, Gunnison County entered into an operational agreement with North American Weather Consultants for the 2011-2012 winter season on November 15. With the total bill projected at $95,000, a 3.26 percent increase over last year, the Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District came through with a $26,500 contribution. The county will contribute $10,000 and Mt. Crested Butte budgeted $3,000. The Colorado Water Conservation Board will cover $47,500 in matching funds, and the remaining moneys will be collected from a variety of local contributors.

More cloud-seeding coverage here and here.

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