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Support Winnemem Wintu Cultural Survival and Write a Letter Opposing the Illegal Shasta Dam Raise!

Action Alert from the Winnemem Wintu Tribe: “We believe the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is getting close to finalizing their plans to raise the Shasta Dam an additional 18.5 feet and flood us out a second time. This project is not only devastating for our cultural and religious practices, it also threatens to contaminate the […]

September 15th

Trump Administration announces public comment period extension for Shasta Dam proposal to October 5

The Bureau of Reclamation today announced a “virtual open” house website for the controversial Shasta Dam raise proposal EIS, officially known as the Shasta Lake Water Resources Investigation Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement: http://www.virtualpublicengagement.com/usbr_shasta/index.html. By Dan Bacher Additionally, the public comment period is extended to October 5 to allow more time for public engagement. Reclamation has […]

September 11th

Comments on the proposed raising of of Shasta Dam due TODAY, January 14

Westlands Water District has begun their effort to raise Shasta Dam and flood most of what is left of the Winnemem Wintu’s sacred sites on the McCloud River in northern California. This is a wasteful, expensive, unnecessary, destructive and illegal boondoggle opposed by the California Legislature and leadership. Raising Shasta Dam would do irreparable environmental […]

January 14th