Strategy for Funding Bitter Creek Restoration Project

The legislative delegation from Sweetwater County met a 5 p.m. Thursday deadline to submit an amendment to the Wyoming legislature’s main budget bill requesting $5.3 million to fund phase I of the Bitter Creek Restoration Project.  Rep. Clark Stith, R-Rock Springs, sponsored the amendment on the House side along with cosponsors Joann Dayton, D-Rock Springs, Rep.  John Freeman, D-Green River and Stan Blake, D-Green River. A mirror image bill was simultaneously submitted by Sen. Anselmi-Dalton in the Wyoming Senate.  To succeed, the amendment needs approval by both houses.  The project has languished for years for lack of funding but is seen as a key element to long term development forbmuch of historic Rock Springs.  Stay tuned.

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1 Comment to “Strategy for Funding Bitter Creek Restoration Project”

  1. Robert Jereb says:

    There is nothing wrong with the bitter creek so why does it need to be restored forget the restoration and put the money towards education instead

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