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Elling Halvorson Wants to Force the Parks Service to Sell Developers Water for the Stilo Land Use Plan

February 15, 2012

by Mike Scerbo

Elling Halvorson doesn't think much of the Grand Canyon National Park. He says the Park's claims that the Stilo development plans would dry up Grand Canyon seeps and springs are, "totally out of reality."

Despite all the studies from the Havasupai Tribe, the Sierra Club, and the Parks Service, Halvorson knows better. What's even more dangerous is the fact that Halvorson seems to be willing to use a a law he helped pass in the 70's to force the Parks Service to sell developers water.

When Halvorson was in town for an employee pep rally, he told his peeps, "The Parks Service is authorized to sell surplus water to any community adjacent to a national park whose primary purpose for being there is in support of a national park."

Halvorson's comments show he doesn't think much of the the people who operate the Grand Canyon National Park and the people who fight to preserve it.