David Danelski of the Press Enterprise reported Jan. 15th, that “As road graders moved earth for a huge solar power array in northeastern San Bernardino County, the reverse occurred in a remote, nameless desert valley about 30 miles way.┬áThere, utility crews removed the 18 miles of power lines, leaving the lush stretch of the Mojave Desert more like it was in 1900, before gold was discovered in the hills….The work is part of a reclamation effort by Castle Mountain Venture, which is cleaning up after a decade of open-pit mining.”

The area, in the Castle Mountains close to the Nevada border, is part of a section of the Mojave that Diane Feinstein hopes to add to the Mojave National Preserve.

Read more: https://www.pe.com/localnews/stories/PE_News_Local_D_rewild16.104a1ef.html

Source: Press Enterprise


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