The Great Salt Lake is shrinking rapidly and Utah has failed to stop it, a new lawsuit says


Publish Date:
September 6, 2023
Associated Press
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Still, most state supreme courts have been silent or rejected the California court’s view, said Barton H. Thompson Jr., a professor of natural resources law at Stanford Law School.

“If the Utah state supreme court were to use it to protect the water levels in the Great Salt Lake, that would have a very significant national impact,” Thompson said. He added that the lawsuit is a “very plausible claim” but that its fate is “highly unpredictable.”

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