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Bonneville Salt Flats Threatened

Posted in News on April 8, 2013
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We need your help to save the Bonneville Salts! The Bonneville Salt Flats are a national treasure that have mesmerized gear-heads for almost a hundred years. It's a place so flat, you can actually see the curvature of the planet. This has been considered sacred ground for many of us who are die hard speed junkies since the first speed record attempts in 1914. Hundreds of records have been constantly set and broken in various automotive and motorcycle classes.  There was a time when the Bonneville Salt Flats spanned 96,000 acres but unfortunately it only covers 30,000 acres today due to salt mining. For over six decades, the land has been managed by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) but if we don't act to save Bonneville, future generations may never be able to bask in the Salt Flats' glory.  The racing community has partnered with the mine owner to restore salt to the Bonneville Salt Flats but we need your help. Save The Salt Coalition is raising funds to restore the Salt Flats to it's former glory. Any money contributed to this cause will be used to return salt to its home. This process will require equipment and resources to transport salt from the mining area and will include a supplemental program to pump and spread salt brine from collection areas. For more information, please visit: Save The Salt Coalition at http://www.savethesalt.org/Save_the_Salt/Save_the_Salt!.html

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