A controversial expansion to Pardee Reservoir in northern Calaveras County is no longer on the table after East Bay Municipal Utility District directors voted last week to drop the project from a long-term water supply plan.
The vote Tuesday represents a major victory for environmental groups that sued three years ago to stop the expansion. The Foothill Conservancy, California Sportfishing Protection Alliance and Friends of the River prevailed in a Sacramento County court. EBMUD later released a revised environmental impact report on the plan that projects how the utility will meet its customers’ water demands through 2040.
You must login to view the full content on this page.
Or, use your facebook account: