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URGENT: Tell the U.S. Department of the Interior to Save the Bonneville Salt Flats

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Please contact the Secretary of Interior to urge funding for the Restore Bonneville program through the department’s FY 2020 budget. Click Here to Take Action Now! The future of land speed racing at the Bonneville Salt Flats is in jeopardy!  The once 13-mile racetrack at Bonneville is now less than 8 miles due to salt erosion.  It is critically important that the U.S. Department of the Interior contributes funds toward a 10-year restoration program that will dramatically increase the amount of salt pumped onto Bonneville.   You can help restore the Bonneville Salt Flats before it’s too late.  Please urge the Secretary […]

Devastating Damage From Bonneville Salt Flats Decline

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This is not going to be an easy read. This is an ugly, stinging bit of truth offered so that honest decisions can be made by land speed racers hoping to make participate in the 2020 racing season at the Bonneville Salt Flats.

CBS National News Coverage for Bonneville Salt Flats

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Save The Salt hosted CBS NEWS crew at the Bonneville Salt Flats - at least what is left of it. . .

Utah Residents Rip Up Fragile Bonneville Salt Crust

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Save The Salt once again bringing illegal activity to the attention of the BLM officials

UTAH VOTES $5 MILLION TO RESTORE BONNEVILLE SALT FLATS

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Salt Lake City, UT—Pop the champagne!  Rattle your salt shaker!  It’s time to celebrate!  The Utah State Legislature approved a $5 million appropriation to restore the Bonneville Salt Flats as part of the state budget.  In the past few weeks, Utah legislators received upwards of 1,000 emails from the motorsports community which helped focus much needed attention on the critical funding request.  The money will help support a program to restore the iconic land formation in northwestern Utah. “This marks the first public dollars appropriated to restore the depleted salt surface since the land speed racing community began its quest […]