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ONE MORE TIME RACERS! UTAH LAW MAKERS TO HEAR FROM YOU NOW!

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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

RESTORE BONNEVILLE UTAH UPDATE

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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, […]

Save The Salt gets help from 500 at Utah New Auto Expo

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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 […]

Utah Congressman Stewart puts Bonneville Salt Flats on his “to do” list!

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Government Officials talk straight about restoring the Bonneville Salt Flats.