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“Our Greatest Weapon Is Our Relationships”: How the Coalition to Stop Fountain Wind Overcame Partisan Divides
From Indigenous sacred site protectors and former hippies to Trump supporters and conservative Christians, an eclectic Intermountain community collaborated last year to resist the proposed $300 million Fountain Wind energy project. Several key organizers talked to Shasta Scout about what the coalition’s story means for the future of the region and alternate energy.
Proposed Fountain Wind Changes Sent To County Supervisors
ConnectGen is appealing a June denial of the controversial energy project by the Shasta County Planning Commission. They say their newly proposed modifications will reduce the scope of the project and provide “enhanced benefits” to the Pit River Tribe, which continues to oppose the project.
Fountain Wind Has Ties to Corporations Worth Billions; Is It a Form of “Green Colonialism”?
Local tribes regularly advocate for environmental protection and restoration. So why are local Native peoples’ cultures and religions continually threatened by green projects?
With Fountain Wind Appeal Pending, Pit River Tribe Continues Battle for Sacred Sites
The Pit River Tribe scored a temporary victory when the Shasta County Planning Commissioners voted down the Fountain Wind green energy project on June 22. But ConnectGen’s appeal of that decision, filed June 25, is now pending.