Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Tue, 2009-04-21 11:45
Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Tue, 2009-01-06 12:24
In an order issued last week, FERC approved a new flow schedule for the Cresta reach of the North Fork Feather River. Coalition members California Sportfishing Protection Alliance (CSPA) and American Whitewater (AW) were instrumental in achieving the improved flows in the river.
While the new flow regime was designed largely to be more protective of Foothill Yellow-Legged Frogs, it will also provide additional opportunities for whitewater recreation.
FERC has issued an EA for relicensing of the DeSabla- Centerville hydroelectric project (P-803) located on the Butte Creek and the West Feather River in Butte County, California.The 26.6-megawatt project consists of three developments (Toadtown, DeSabla, and Centerville), which collectively include three reservoirs, three powerhouses, 14 diversion and feeder dams, five canals, and associated equipment and transmission facilities.
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