national forests

VIDEO: Central Coast, NW, and San Gabriel bills all show movement in DC today
VIDEO: Central Coast, NW, and San Gabriel bills all show movement in DC today 1024 576 California Wilderness Coalition

It definitely makes our job easier when all of our bills move in concert with one another, and normally we’re not so lucky as we have been in 2019. Following…

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Hydro Whack-A-Mole
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by Steve Evans, Wild Rivers Director Premier Energy has once again revised its Owens Valley Pumped Storage (OVPS) Project #1, possibly in response to public concerns about the previous project’s…

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“Renewable” Hydro Boom Threatens California’s Wild Places
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By Steve Evans UPDATE 5/29/19: Last week, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) rejected Premium Energy’s preliminary study permit application for the Owens Valley Pumped Storage project because it was “patently…

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Stop Proposed Snowmobile Use In Potential Carson-Iceberg and Emigrant Wilderness Additions
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The Forest Service has released its draft plan for the management of over-snow vehicles (OSVs) on the Stanislaus National Forest, and it’s not good for wild places. The agency’s preferred…

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A state safety net for federal wild and scenic rivers
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by Steve Evans, Wild Rivers Director AB 2975, the bill proposing a state safety net for federal wild and scenic rivers in California, passed the California Senate on August 9,…

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Final Inyo National Forest Plan is a mixed bag for wilderness and rivers
Final Inyo National Forest Plan is a mixed bag for wilderness and rivers 1024 683 California Wilderness Coalition

by Steve Evans, Wild Rivers Director The Forest Service released the final Inyo National Forest Plan in late July. The plan will guide the management of 1.9 million acres of…

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