Land Speed Racers and all who hope to see the Bonneville Salt Flats restored to safe racing conditions, please stop writing letters to the Utah legislators. Word came down late Monday from the Save the Salt lobbyist in Salt Lake City asking, “Please, absolutely no more push for emails. If we could stop them all, right now, I would. Mission accomplished on emails. More emails will be counter-productive at this point.” So thanks, but stop folks. Please let the legislators and their staff regain control of their “in boxes” in Utah. They got the message.
The effort to save the Bonneville Salt Flats has gained initial support with the State of Utah when it ranked our “Restore Bonneville” program 4 out of 28 for funding through its Fiscal Year 2020 budget. Now the Executive Appropriations Committee needs to
Cheers, kudos and thanks to the land speed racing community for responding to the request to send emails to members of the Utah Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee. Your voices are being heard by Utah lawmakers, and it is making a difference! The Subcommittee ranked our “Restore Bonneville” budget request number 4 out of 28 budget requests. If it keeps this ranking, the State of Utah’s Restore Bonneville program should be funded within the state budget to be approved in mid-March. The program will dramatically increase the volume of salt being pumped onto Bonneville Salt Flats each year. We are not finished Using a Bonneville analogy, […]
Thanks to the Utah Salt Flats Racing Association (USFRA) that staffed a booth at the 2019 New Car Expo in Salt Lake City, more than 500 people were informed, in-depth, about the ecological dire straits of the Bonneville Salts Flats. The racing organization displayed four racing roadsters and historical story boards that depict salt racing history and its deterioration dating back to 1914. Pictures are posted on USFRA’s Facebook page. In December of 2018, USFRA President and Utah Alliance Chairman Dennis Sullivan appeared on the local program “County Seat.” He was part of a panel discussion with Congressman Chris Stewart […]