Pete Dufour

Lake Combie mercury removal project crosses another hurdle

    With a key state approval in place, a dredging project on Combie Reservoir to remove a toxic legacy of mercury from the area’s gold-mining past could be in po ...

Thousands volunteer to clean Sierra rivers

About 4,500 volunteers participated in the Great Sierra River Cleanup Saturday in various parts of Placer County and Northern California. Volunteers collected 151 tons of trash, ap ...

Sierra Nevada Conservancy launches river cleanup website

Just when summer winds down in the recreation areas, volunteer organizations will be lining up to clear all the leftover debris. Registration for the second annual Great Sierra ...