Outside the Outbreak: Private development of Bridal Veil Falls blocked, Utah cities prohibit residential protests

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Utah County has unanimously approved a measure that would block private development at the Bridal Veil Falls after protests and concerns from residents.

The Utah County Commission’s decision after a public hearing on Dec. 9 occurred a day after protesters gathered outside the Utah County Administration Building to oppose a proposed private development at the tourist attraction.

Reports had indicated last week that developer Richard Losee had requested to build a tram and drug treatment center at the waterfall attraction, The Daily Herald reported. Losee is the owner of Cirque Lodge, an addiction recovery center in Orem. The Utah County Commission had rejected a similar development proposal from Losee in 2018.

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