Court Rules Valley Water Violated CEQA, Mandates Environmental Review for Pacheco Dam Project

Santa Clara County Superior Court ruled on May 18th that the Santa Clara Valley Water District (Valley Water), the agency pushing for construction of the controversial new $2.9 billion Pacheco Dam project, violated the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) by relying on inapplicable exemptions to avoid proper environmental review.

No EPA Funding for Destructive New Dam on Pacheco Pass, California