Great Basin National Park is currently threatened by ill-suited proposals near the park’s boundaries, proposals that would pump millions of gallons of precious groundwater each year from the valleys that surround the parks and proposals that would site massive industrial-scale energy production facilities within perilous proximity the park’s basin-and-range ecosystem.
NPCA actively opposed an application to build a 300-plus mile pipeline from Las Vegas to the boundaries of Great Basin National Park, and has filed corresponding comments with the Bureau of Land Management and the Nevada State Engineer. Read more:
- Sacred Water: How an unlikely alliance of conservationists, ranchers, business owners and American Indians is fighting to save the Great Basin
(Spring 2012 issue of National Parks Magazine)
- Draining Great Basin: NPCA Expresses Concern Over Nevada Ground Water Pipeline
(March 2012 Statement, following Nevada State Engineer Decision)