Posts by Lucy Allen

Action Alert: Tell Caltrans to study impacts before advancing the Four Bridges Project

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Avenue of the GiantsTake Action: Caltrans is proposing to upgrade four existing bridges along the Avenue of the Giants, a world-famous scenic drive along old Highway 101, through the ancient redwood groves of Redwood State Park. Tell Caltrans that it needs to adequately study impacts to old-growth redwoods and salmon, and adequately inform the public, before they move forward with the project.

Overview of the Klamath-Trinity Flow Augmentation Release Decision

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Trinity Photo by Casey RobertsWhat comes out of the decision is that the Trinity River Record of Decision, which sets limits on flows to restore fish and wildlife, is geographically limited to the mainstem Trinity River, and therefore does not limit Klamath River flows. However, the law that the Federal Government relied on to make the releases (the “1955 Act”) is also geographically specific to the mainstem Trinity River and thus does not provide authority for these releases.