Feds deny permit for project to pipe water from Wyoming’s Flaming Gorge to Colorado’s Front Range

Conservationists are casting a project to pipe water from Wyoming to Colorado as dead after federal authorities Thursday nixed an entrepreneur’s pitch for a preliminary permit.

“The Flaming Gorge Pipeline is a zombie. It’s just staggering around looking for anything to latch onto to keep it alive,” said Stacy Tellinghuisen, a Western Resources Advocates energy policy analyst.

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