The time is now to Protect our Water, Jackson Hole!
Nutrient pollution is one of America’s most widespread, costly, and challenging environmental problems, and it's also becoming prevalent in Jackson Hole. It's caused by excess nitrogen and phosphorus entering our waterways from a wide range of human activities. Too much nitrogen and phosphorus in the water causes a myriad of negative impacts affecting human health, the environment, and our economy.Sources & Effects of Nutrient Pollution
To have something happening here that is changing the character of the stream just doesn't seem right in a community like Jackson Hole.
- Bob Peters, Long-time Resident
Recent Water Quality News
Teton officials say state lawsuit risks public safety but still seek cooperation
December 28, 2022
New legal complaint contends county rules don’t apply to state trust lands across Wyoming. The county planning and building office found Basecamp to be in violation of seven regulations, including a failure to identify wetlands and starting electrical work without a permit. The county also found electrical work that county officials said didn’t look professionally […]Read More
Wyoming Sues Teton County Over Land-Use Argument
December 24, 2022
The Wyoming Board of Land Commissioners on Dec. 21 filed a lawsuit against the Teton County Commission, asking the Laramie County District Court to block the county from enforcing land-use restrictions against businesses that have won permits to develop on state trust lands.Read More
After lawsuit, water quality regulators reconsider glamping permit
December 6, 2022
A lawsuit filed by Teton County water quality advocates apparently spurred state water regulators to admit that they had incorrectly issued a septic permit to the company developing a controversial, 11-unit glamping site near Teton Village.Read More