Information about the proposed Shasta Dam raise

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
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
24 07, 2013

Public shows overwhelming opposition to Shasta Dam raise plan

2015-08-08T14:59:22+00:00

"One thing became clear from the public workshop... the vast majority of local people, ranging from Winnemem Wintu Tribe members to local business owners, oppose the raising of the dam."

Public shows overwhelming opposition to Shasta Dam raise plan 2015-08-08T14:59:22+00:00