Monthly Archives: August 2010

Matilija Dam in the news

2 articles in local news this week:Matilija Dam removal sees new lightAdvocates hire facilitator to find best solution for sediment removalBy Shane Cohn 08/26/2010It’s a classic environmental battle. All groups involved agree that tearing down the Matilija Dam is vital to restoring the endangered Ventura River, as well as restoring the natural ecosystem. But the…
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Matilija Dam mediation

Stumped by the impasse over sediment management, the County Watershed Protection District (District) and the State Coastal Conservancy have decided to convene a professional facilitator to help define what steps are needed to best resolve the fine sediment issue.According to a letter from the agencies, "The Corps of Engineers are amenable to this approach. The…
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