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Foresthill seeking more biomass energy plant answers

The mountain community of Foresthill, 17 miles east of Auburn, will take another look Wednesday at the idea of building a forest-fuels-consuming biomass energy plant. Robyn Husman ...

American Fire concerns generate biomass energy plant interest in Foresthill

FORESTHILL -- Seen as a way to curtail the threat of fire in Foresthill, the idea of building a forest-fuels-consuming biomass energy plant in the community is gaining traction. T ...

Placer supes confront commitment issues on costly North Auburn sewer

Placer County’s sewer solution for the North Auburn area is going Tuesday to the Board of Supervisors with no clear favorite. Supervisors Jim Holmes and Robert Weygandt – the ...

Placer biomass plant for Kings Beach hits major stumbling block

A potential move by Placer County to build a biomass power plant at Kings Beach on Lake Tahoe’s north shore has been rejected by the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency’s executive ...

Lincoln Way Pipe Line

A major pipeline project located on upper Lincoln Way adjacent to Interstate 80, will continue construction until June 30 by the Placer County Water Agency. The 36-inch pipe ...

Ophir batch plant proposal on hot seat

In a warm-up to what promises to be a heated hearing before the planning commission, Ophir residents peppered Placer County staff at a meeting Thursday with some pointed questions ...