Lawsuit Filed Against Twin Tunnels (aka WaterFix)

DWR Gets Another Failing Grade Chico, CA: AquAlliance and a coalition filed a lawsuit in state court against the Department of Water Resources (DWR)) over their Environmental Impact Report’s (EIR) inadequate disclosure, avoidance of impacts, analysis, and mitigation for the … Continue reading

Brown’s twin tunnels will hurt the delta

May 15, 2017 — Gov. Jerry Brown is never more convincing than when he is blasting President Donald Trump for his failure to make policy decisions based on the best science available. It’s too bad the governor doesn’t see the hypocrisy … Continue reading

New Questions Over California Water Project

AP NewsBreak By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press August 12, 2016, 3:02 am ET SAN FRANCISCO — Critics and a state lawmaker say they want more explanations on who’s paying for a proposed $16 billion water project backed by Gov. Jerry Brown, … Continue reading

Oroville Spillway Incident Overview

From “Oroville Spillway Incident” – California Department of Water Resources website: On February 7, erosion was noticed on the flood control spillway located adjacent to the Lake Oroville Dam. Department of Water Resources temporarily stopped outflow from the spillway to … Continue reading

Butte County Files Oroville Dam Emergency Petition

Emergency Petition to Correct Safety Deficiencies and Establish a Public Safety Program 2.15.17: Butte County has filed an emergency petition requesting that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) immediately order the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) to establish a Public Safety … Continue reading