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Shasta Dam

November 9, 2019, 11am PST
The federal government was considering a plan to raise the height of the dam on California's largest reservoir. But the area’s water district recently announced that it will not continue with an environmental study of the project.
High Country News
October 18, 2019, 12pm PDT
A project to raise the height of the Shasta Dam, dead in the water before the Trump administration, is moving forward now that a former lobbyist for the project is the secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior.
The New York Times
March 30, 2019, 1pm PDT
California is pushing back against federal actions by enforcing state rules and standards that it says have precedence.
Los Angeles Times
September 27, 2018, 12pm PDT
Raising the height of the Shasta Dam in Northern California has been on the table since the 1980s. Now it looks like the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation is going through with it.
Maven's Notebook
March 18, 2018, 7am PDT
Despite state opposition and potential violations of California law, the Trump Administration has revived a project that was deemed impracticable only a few years ago.
Los Angeles Times