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URGENT: Tell the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to Spend Money Appropriated by Congress to Save the Bonneville Salt Flats

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Overview: Money appropriated by the U.S. Congress and the State of Utah to restore the Bonneville Salt Flats is in jeopardy. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Utah Department of Natural Resources (DNR) have not completed the paperwork required to release the Restore Bonneville funds. Click here to read the full article

Take Action Today

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DON’T DELAY! Please urge the Secretary of the Interior to allocate the Restore Bonneville program funds as directed by Congress.

Urgent: It’s Illegal to Swim in the Collection Ditch Next to the Bonneville Salt Flats

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The land-speed racing community is committed to the restoration of the Bonneville Salt Flats and urges tourists to not swim, float, kayak or otherwise recreate in the industrial canal to the east of the Bonneville Salt Flats. The canal is privately leased and serves as a salt brine collection ditch.  It is illegal to park a car at the ditch to swim or boat and Utah Highway Patrol will be issuing tickets to violators. https://www.sltrib.com/news/environment/2020/06/25/feds-warn-boaters/ https://kutv.com/news/local/majestic-canals-near-bonneville-salt-flats-not-safe-for-public-recreation https://www.fox13now.com/news/local-news/agencies-advise-against-visiting-viral-west-desert-blue-canal

URGENT: Thank Utah State Lawmakers for Their Efforts to Save the Bonneville Salt Flats

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May 28, 2020 A “Restore Bonneville” program has been created! Please thank Utah lawmakers for their $1 million appropriation to help launch the program and ask that they preserve the funding as the Utah Legislature convenes a special session to reduce state spending due to COVID-19. Click here to get started.

URGENT: Tell the U.S. Department of the Interior to Spend Money Appropriated by Congress to Save the Bonneville Salt Flats

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August 4, 2020 Click here to get started.