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26 08, 2015

Drought Relief Bill Threatens to Drown Sacred Sites of a Northern California Tribe

2015-09-01T20:02:37+00:00

"Shasta Dam displaced the tribe and drowned 90 percent of the Winnemem sacred and ceremonial grounds that now lie underwater in Shasta Lake, the largest artificial reservoir in California...Now the tribe is bracing itself for a long and arduous battle against some of the most powerful and wealthy interests in the state."

Drought Relief Bill Threatens to Drown Sacred Sites of a Northern California Tribe 2015-09-01T20:02:37+00:00
24 08, 2015

California’s first modern-day wolf pack sighted in Siskiyou County

2017-02-11T13:55:37+00:00

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife released photos of five wolf pups with a pair of adults...the first confirmed sighting of a gray wolf pack in modern California history.

California’s first modern-day wolf pack sighted in Siskiyou County 2017-02-11T13:55:37+00:00
24 08, 2015

W.A.T.E.R. Files Lawsuit Against Crystal Geyser and Siskiyou County

2017-02-11T13:55:37+00:00

We stand with the concerned citizens who filed this lawsuit seeking compliance with the law, a full EIR and adequate, legally enforceable regulations to protect our local wells and aquifers from the harmful effects of unregulated water bottling.

W.A.T.E.R. Files Lawsuit Against Crystal Geyser and Siskiyou County 2017-02-11T13:55:37+00:00
6 08, 2015

California drought renews push for water storage projects

2015-08-08T13:59:01+00:00

"The drought that’s been desiccating California for the past four years has added new urgency to a decades-old debate about the best way to secure reliable water supplies for a growing population: new dams or efficiency measures."

California drought renews push for water storage projects 2015-08-08T13:59:01+00:00
30 07, 2015

Reclamation releases final reports on Shasta Dam Raise

2015-08-08T13:53:27+00:00

"The future of a proposal to raise California's Shasta Dam by as much as 18.5 feet is once again in question, following the release of two reports by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation earlier this week."

Reclamation releases final reports on Shasta Dam Raise 2015-08-08T13:53:27+00:00