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Gov. Mead names three Wyoming citizens to serve in the management of the Colorado River

(Cheyenne, Wyo.) - Governor Matt Mead has selected three Wyoming citizens to serve in positions that support Wyoming's participation in the management of the Colorado River. Randy Bolgiano, of Boulder, Wyo., and Keith Burron of Cheyenne, have been named as Alternate Wyoming Commissioners to the Upper Colorado River Commission, and Chad Espenscheid of Big Piney to serve as one of three Wyoming representative on the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Forum. Created in 1973, the Forum is an organization of the seven Colorado River Basin states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. The purposes of the Forum are to coordinate salinity control efforts among the states, coordinate with federal agencies on the implementation of the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Program, work with Congress on the authorization and funding of the Program, act to disseminate information on salinity control and otherwise promote efforts to reduce the salt loading to the Colorado River. For questions, please contact Mr. Steve Wolff at 307-777-1942 or at steve.wolff@wyo.gov. *Feature photo: Pitchengine Communities* #shortgo #news