Shasta Dam Expansion
A controversial $1 billion plan to add as much as 18 feet to the height of Shasta Dam has environmentalists, Native Americans, and agricultural interests at odds. Supporters say it would be a major boost to California's water supply but it would inundate sites sacred to the Winnemem Wintu and require the relocation of roads and property owners near Shasta Lake.
- Carla Marinucci, San Francisco Chronicle
- Michael Montgomery, KQED News and Center for Investigative Reporting
- Craig Miller, KQED Science Editor
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