$9.5B Western Water Pipeline Plan Springs A Leak

Law360, New York (February 24, 2012, 5:33 PM EST) -- A controversial plan to build a $9.5 billion pipeline to pump water from Wyoming into Colorado and feed hydropower plants along the way hit another roadblock Thursday when the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission dismissed a project application for being “premature.”

FERC said a bid by Aaron Million, the Colorado entrepreneur behind applicant Wyco Power and Water Inc., to secure a 36-month preliminary permit for the pipeline lacked a clear timeline for obtaining critical licenses and did not demonstrate how the pipeline would support a proposed seven...
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