WEB EXTRA: ‘Fill Lake Mead first’ says Eric Balken with the Glen Canyon Institute

Politics

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) —Several groups have proposed a controversial idea to help fill Lake Mead, and it requires draining Lake Powell to make it happen.

The idea is supported by Glen Canyon Institute. The I-Team’s David Charns sat down with Eric Balken, the Executive Director of the Glen Canyon Institute to discuss the idea.

In this one-on-one interview, we talk about how to preserve the Colorado River and the master plan to fill Lake Mead.

Watch the full interview in the video above.

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