Jefferson Exchange | September 30, 2013
Mon September 30, 2013
Wild And Scenic vs. Straighter and Faster: Smith River & Highways
The California Department of Transportation--CalTrans--plans to widen portions of highways 197 and 199 in the Smith River Canyon in Del Norte County.
And them's fighting words for environmental groups, which are challenging the widening projects for their potential impacts on the Smith, one of the country's wild and scenic rivers.
Trucks or trees? You decide.