[Utah] Lack of available water rights won't hinder oil-shale projects

By Arthur Raymond - Deseret News (What are these people thinking?  tk)

"Compared to … clothing and soda pop, oil shale and oil sands recovery doesn't use that much water," Nelson said. [Dr. Laura Nelson - an energy development company officer and chair of the Utah Mining Association]

She then outlined the water requirements for those processes — 2.7 gallons of water for a gallon of soda pop, and 713 gallons of water for a T-shirt. Read more