Artist Christo’s plan to hang fabric over a portion of the Arkansas River has generated much controversy. Opponents worry that the project will harm the natural landscape, while proponents argue that the art will bring tourism dollars to the area. The BLM, in conjunction with the Colorado Dept. of Natural Resources, the Colorado Dept. of Transportation, and the Colorado State Patrol, has studied the issue carefully and has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposal, which you can view online here.
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