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Centennial Dam Meeting Attracts Protestors

It was a crowded house inside, and it attracted a group of demonstrators outside. The Gold Miners Inn-Holiday Inn Express in Grass Valley was the site of a scoping meeting–a presentation about the Nevada Irrigation District’s proposed Centennial Reservoir project, which includes a dam on the Bear River. The group outside stood on the corner of Bank and Tinloy Streets holding various signs. One of the protestors was Regan Gere of Nevada City…

Listen to Regan Gere

Others like Dianna Suarez came from farther away…

Listen to Dianna Suarez

The Centennial Reservoir project is in the environmental review process, with a report not due out until next year. It is N-I-D’s hope to have the reservoir built by 2021, the hundredth anniversary of the irrigation district.

1 Comment

March 5, 2017

Rochelle Wright

The beautiful yellow sign with Mother Earth on it was designed by a young Osage woman in Fairfax, OK, Erika Moore. I have had the shirt for many months since her grandmother is a friend of mine.

Would be good for her to get credit for the design.

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