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January 25th, 2017

Over The River Statement

“After pursuing Over The River, Project for the Arkansas River, State of Colorado, for 20 years and going through five years of legal arguments, I no longer wish to wait on the outcome.I have decided to devote all of my energy, time and resources into the realization of The Mastaba, Project for …
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September 6th, 2013

Colorado Court upholds State Parks approval of Over The River

The Colorado District Court has ruled in favor of the Colorado State Parks agreement allowing Christo to use portions of the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area for Over The River."I am very happy with the Colorado court's decision to uphold the State Parks agreement," said Christo. "We have now cleared two …
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June 28th, 2013

Federal appeals panel upholds Over The River permit

Christo is pleased that today the Interior Board of Land Appeals (IBLA) announced that it has upheld the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) approval to use federal lands for Over The River. The significant public benefits of this temporary work of art proposed in 1996 by the artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude for …
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August 28th, 2012

Over The River Legal Update

In an effort to keep you updated on developments on the legal front, Christo wanted to let you know that Over The River today filed to intervene in the federal lawsuit that an opposition group, ROAR, filed against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in early 2012.The complaint filed by ROAR …
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July 31st, 2012

Christo informs supporters of temporary delay of OTR exhibition

Recent news may have reminded you that legal challenges have been filed against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for its November, 2011 Record of Decision and against Colorado State Parks for its 2011 Agreement with OTR. Both agencies approved Christo and Jeanne-Claude's vision for Over The River and authorized the project …
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