Skip to comments. California doesn’t want this towering water project. Trump administration may build it anyway Los Angeles Times ^ | 15 March 2018 3:00am | Evan Halper and Sarah D. Wire Posted on 3/15/2018, 6:58:42 AM by blueplum The Trump administration is pushing forward with a colossal public works project in Northern California — heightening the towering Shasta Dam the equivalent of nearly two stories. The problem is that California is dead-set

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California doesn’t want this towering water project. Trump administration may build it anyway
Los Angeles Times ^ | 15 March 2018 3:00am | Evan Halper and Sarah D. Wire

Posted on 3/15/2018, 6:58:42 AM by blueplum

The Trump administration is pushing forward with a colossal public works project in Northern California — heightening the towering Shasta Dam the equivalent of nearly two stories. The problem is that California is dead-set against the plan, and state law prohibits the 602-foot New Deal-era structure from getting any taller. {snip} The sudden momentum behind heightening the

dam — a plan the federal government only a few years ago put on the shelf amid concerns it was incompatible with state environmental laws — threatens to trigger a constitutional conflict that tests the state’s authority over what gets built on federal land within its borders…

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