Responding to calls from members of the land speed racing community, the Save the Salt Coalition and the Utah Alliance announced the roll-out of an all-volunteer salt saving program: “Saving Bonneville, One Wheel at a Time” that was developed to keep the salt crust where it belongs, on the playa, the program is a combined joint effort of all active race-sanctioning bodies.
Three separate organizations representing racers and industry are in discussions with Intrepid Potash-Wendover, Inc., a potash mine operator, on ways to increase the amount of salt brine being pumped onto the Bonneville Salt Flats.
Public reports of lay down process causing restoration problems for Bonneville Salt Flats are all false according to scientist conducting salt crust thickness study.
Save the Salt and the Utah Alliance report that its new Website has lanched, the University of Utah has installed a new, advance weather station on the Bonneville Salt Flats, seasonal salt laydown program is nearly complete and the Salt Crust Restoration project has taken a new path forward.
Public Information Officer "LandSpeed" Louise Ann Noeth is interviewed on KNRS Radio about the plight of the salt