GreenGen Mokelumne Water Battery Project Update

GreenGen Mokelumne Water Battery Project Update

The GreenGen Mokelumne Water Battery Project is a hydropower project with a long history, beginning back in 2008 with the original proposal by PG&E. This “pumped storage” system would pump water from Salt Springs Reservoir into Upper or Lower Bear Reservoir at...
Plan to Improve North Fork Nooksack River Finalized

Plan to Improve North Fork Nooksack River Finalized

By: Thomas O’Keefe For the past several years American Whitewater has worked with the National Park Service Rivers and Trails Conservation Assistance Program, American Rivers, Whatcom Land Trust, the Nooksack Tribe, Washington Department of Natural Resources,...
GreenGen pumped storage holds virtual open house

GreenGen pumped storage holds virtual open house

As we’ve discussed in the previous newsletter, a private company called GreenGen Storage LLC is proposing to build a pumped-storage hydroelectric project on the Mokelumne River. It would use existing PG&E dams and reservoirs, and possibly expand some of them. The...
Say No to Shasta Dam Raise, Again

Say No to Shasta Dam Raise, Again

The issue of raising Shasta Dam has recirculated, and once again CalTrout remains fervently opposed to raising Shasta Dam and we need your help to stop it. This project is a bad idea for fish, water, and people. Construction of this water storage project in California...

Help Us Stop Hydro Development on Big Canyon

By: Kestrel Kunz In the ongoing saga of hydro dam developments proposed within striking distance of Grand Canyon National Park, American Whitewater is asking for help from the paddling community to stop a development that would impact the greater Grand Canyon area and...