August 28, 2009--Interior, Western leaders extend fish recovery (Denver Post)

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, Western governors and a power supplier are extending a program aimed at protecting endangered fish in the upper basin of the Colorado River while looking out for the interests of water users. The agreement signed earlier but announced Thursday extends the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program through 2023. Salazar, Govs. Bill Ritter of Colorado and Dave Freudenthal of Wyoming, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. and Western Area Power Administration Administrator Timothy Meeks signed the agreement.

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