relicensing

Placer claims success in water-supply protection effort

AUBURN CA - Placer County Water Agency officials are expressing confidence that efforts this month on Federal Energy Regulatory Commission relicensing on the Bear and Yuba rivers h ...

Placer's water, power concerns voiced in D.C.

AUBURN CA - The Placer County Water Agency is making its case in Congress for treating hydroelectric power from its Middle Fork Project as greener energy than it is now. A local wa ...

As water agency prepares for financial windfall, grand jury expresses planning concerns

A grand jury report is recommending the Placer County Water Agency plan more for the future, including how to spend the tens of millions of dollars in profits it may be earning ann ...

Our View: Despite tragedy, Sierra snowpack is great provider

With each passing winter storm, we’re reminded that Sierra snow can be a matter of life and death for those who rely on it. The tragic news last week of the death of 25-year-old ...

Placer’s Middle Fork federal relicensing plans power forward

The Placer County Water Agency is moving into the homestretch in its lengthy process to gain a new federal license for its Middle Fork American River hydroelectric project. The Au ...

Rash of Auburn canal deaths spark homeless camp safety patrols

A series of unexplained canal deaths in Auburn is sparking Pacific Gas & Electric into action. With five bodies recovered from the Auburn stretch of the Wise Canal in the past 16 ...