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Protect rural water supplies like Arkansas River basin

On the Arkansas River basin: Both men said they wanted to protect rural water supplies but Bennet made a point of having supported the $5 million budget appropriation to begin work on the Arkansas Valley Conduit, a planned water pipeline from Lake Pueblo to 40 valley communities. Congress authorized the project in 1962 but had never appropriated money until this year.

Buck dismissed that to the crowd. "(Bennet) stood up and took credit for a conduit that others had worked on for 10 years," he said.

Source: Pueblo Chieftan coverage of 2010 Colorado Senate Debate , Oct 8, 2010

Endorsed Targeted as "Dirty Dozen" for anti-environmentalism.

Buck is endorsed by in the "Dirty Dozen" by the League of Conservation Voters

The League of Conservation Voters (LCV)'s trademark Dirty Dozen program targets candidates for Congress--regardless of party affiliation--who consistently vote against clean energy and conservation and are running in races in which LCV has a serious chance to affect the outcome. Since 1996, more than 60 percent of the Dirty Dozen have been defeated.

Source: 2010 LCV Action Fund Senate Dirty Dozen website 10-LCV- on Aug 11, 2010

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