Places Archives: Utah

First-in-the-Nation Lawsuit Seeks Recognition of Rights for the Colorado River

“Contemporary public concern for protecting nature’s ecological equilibrium should lead to the conferral of standing upon environmental objects to sue for their own preservation.” Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas, Sierra Club v. Morton (1972)   Denver, Colorado–In a first-in-the-nation … Continue reading

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Sacred Water Tour 2015: Stop the Water Grab!

Stealing Water From the Desert? We Say No! Join us this Memorial Day weekend for a tour of sacred lands threatened by unsustainable “development”. We will spend three days visiting the communities to be affected by the water grab, learning … Continue reading

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Urban Greed and Rural Resistance in the Great Basin

Rural indigenous communities, ranchers, farmers, and environmentalists have all come together in Eastern Nevada to fight a water grab orchestrated by greedy developers in Las Vegas. Deep Green Resistance (including members of the Seattle chapter) are involved in the fight. … Continue reading

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