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

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