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The following case study relies on support from traditional research—all of which is cited throughout—and interviews with representatives from three of the major stakeholders involved in the process analyzed. Interviews were conducted with Dianne Nielson, the former Executive Director of the Utah Department of Environmental Quality (conducted March 15, 2013); Marcelle Shoop, former Kennecott attorney involved in the negotiations and Kelly Payne, Kennecott’s Environmental Manager (conducted March 18, 2013); as well as Richard Bay, CEO of the Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District (conducted March 25, 2013). To protect these individual sources and their ongoing relationships, their statements are not cited in the following study.

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