California County Plans To Sue State Over WaterFix Environmental Certification

(August 11, 2017, 2:10 PM EDT) -- OROVILLE, Calif. — A northern California county on Aug. 9 announced that its supervisors voted unanimously to sue the California Department of Water Resources for allegedly failing to comply with state water law by inadequately addressing the environmental and socioeconomic impacts of the California WaterFix project.

The planned lawsuit was announced in a news release by the Butte County Board of Supervisors.  It said the supervisors took the action “to protect Butte County from the damage the WaterFix would have to Butte County’s economy, environment, and...
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