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Old 03-08-2005   #1
Join Date: Dec 2003
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Latest SB 62 Update:

Here is the latest info that I have been forwarded. Please continue to spread the word and help to build the list of companies & organizations who oppose this bill. -Sean

UPDATE ON SB 62: Limiting Recreational Water Use
Current Status: SB 62 passed out of the Senate and is now awaiting a committee assignment in the House. As soon as we know in which committee the bill will be heard and the date of the committee hearing, we will let you know.

In the mean time we need your help to:

1)Build our Coalition List of Opposition: We need to add as many local businesses, organizations, individuals, government officials and entities...etc to our coalition opposition list. Please review the attached list of No on SB 62 endorsers and send me your ideas of folks to contact who would be interested in being included on the list. OR pass this list to your local contacts and ask them to contact Amy Livingston at Colorado Environmental Coalition to sign them on in opposition: or 303.534.7066 x1514

2)Identify People to Testify at the hearing in the House: Please let me know if you would be interested in testifying in person at the Committee Hearing at the Capitol!!! Or if you have ideas of folks who should testify! I will help provide talking points for your testimony.

3)Write a Letter to the Editor: Would you be interested in writing a Letter to the Editor to be printed in your local and statewide papers? Please let me know and I can help provide talking points or a draft letter!
Once again, thank you so much for all of your help in working to defeat this bill and if you have any questions, please feel free to contact me!

Margaret Berglund
Community Organizer
Western Colorado Congress
Community Alliance of the Yampa Valley
P.O. Box 772695
Steamboat Springs, CO. 80477
970-879-6252 work
970-846-8488 cell

Oppose Senate Bill 62
Limiting Recreational Water Use

List of NO on SB 62 Endorsers
Local Governments:
City of Golden
Town of Vail
Town of Breckenridge
City of Steamboat Springs
City of Salida*
City of Pueblo
City of Aspen*
Town of Minturn
Town of Fraser
City of Grand Junction*
Town of Granby
Town of Winter Park
Chaffee County
Summit County
Eagle County
Pitkin County
Town of Crested Butte
*denotes opposition to the bill before amendments, waiting to hear on current position

Water Districts & Experts:

Clinton Ditch and Reservoir Company
Eagle Park Reservoir Company
Eagle River Water & Sanitation District
Northwest Colorado Council of Governments Water Quality and Quantity Committee (not including Town of Yampa)
Ruedi Water and Power Authority
Upper Eagle Regional Water Authority
Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District

Businesses, Organizations, & Community Leaders:

Alpine Kayak
American Rivers
American Whitewater
Arkansas River Outfitters Association
Arkansas River Trust
Aspen Skiing Co.
Audubon Colorado
Backdoor Sports
Blue Sky Rafting
Bucking Rainbow Outfitters, Steamboat
Colorado Association of Ski Towns
Colorado Canoe and Kayak
Colorado Clean Water Action
Colorado Environmental Coalition
Colorado River Outfitters Association
Colorado Trout Unlimited
Colorado White Water Association
Environment Colorado
Environmental Defense – Rocky Mountain Office
Friends of the Poudre
Friends of the Yampa
Gunnison Paddle Club
High Country Citizens Alliance
Jay Kenney, Private Boater
League of Women Voters of Colorado
One Stop Ski Shop, Steamboat
Poudre Paddlers
Poudre River Kayaks
Pueblo Paddlers
Rocky Mountain Canoe Club
Jeff Robison, Private Boater in Golden
San Juan Citizens Alliance
Selby Family, Private Boaters on the Arkansas
Sierra Club
South Main Development, Inc., Buena Vista
Steamboat Fishing Company
The Edge Ski, Paddle and Pack, Pueblo
The Mountain Shop, Fort Collins
The Roaring Fork Conservancy
The Town Company, LLC, Buena Vista
Three Rivers Resort, Inc., Almont
Three Rivers Outfitting, Inc., Almont
Vail Summit Resorts, Inc.
Western Colorado Congress
Western Resource Advocates
Whitewater West
Yampa River Outfitters
Yampa Valley Fly Fishers
Edwards, CO
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