Molly Mugglestone, co-director of Protect the Flows talks about Colorado’s $9 billion river economy at a press event surrounding the Colorado’s Water Plan last week in Glenwood Springs.
She shared that an economic study showed $6.4 billion are spent on direct river spending, $9.5 billion on total economic impact, 80,000 jobs rely on rivers and these businesses generate over $1.1 billion in taxes.
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