With Utah's Great Salt Lake drying up at an alarming level, a group of young environmental activists staged a die-in at the lake, calling for the state government to take more action.
Utah's Great Salt Lake continues to shrink, breaking historic records. Officials are calling for urgent action.
The Great Salt Lake is shrinking, with about two-thirds of it gone. The loss of water and dry lake bed, which is a source of toxic dust, and has been characterized as "an environmental nuclear bomb"...
Water levels at the Great Salt Lake continue to drop, and some Utah lawmakers are considering desperate measures such as piping salt water from the Pacific Ocean into the lake.
Almost the entire state of Utah is suffering from severe drought, and its governor is signaling that a state of emergency for drought will likely be declared in the next few weeks.
The Great Salt Lake is almost half the size it used to be, thanks to drought and other factors. There are concerns that it will continue to dry up.