california state parks

Commerce Secretary Rules for California Beach, Against Toll Road

Commerce Secretary Rules for California Beach, Against Toll Road

SAN DEIGO, California, December 18, 2008 (ENS) – Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez today upheld objections by the California Coastal Commission over the Transportation Corridor Agency’s plans to build a six-lane, 16-mile highway through one of the most ecologically diverse state beaches in the California state parks system. The proposed toll road, State Route 241…

Dam Upgrades Will Double Flood Protection for Sacramento

Dam Upgrades Will Double Flood Protection for Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, California, January 11, 2008 (ENS) – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne and California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Friday announced the start of a construction project that will double flood protection in most areas of the Sacramento region. The project includes improvements to Folsom Dam, located on the American River about 23 miles northeast…

California Criticizes Planned Transmission Line Through Park

California Criticizes Planned Transmission Line Through Park

SAN DIEGO, California, January 3, 2007 (ENS) – Local electricity generation would be better for California’s environment than San Diego Gas and Electric’s proposed Sunrise Powerlink transmission line, state and federal agencies said today in a draft environmental impact report. It is the first official government analysis of the harm that could result from the…