California's second-largest county wants to designate almost ten percent of its land for renewable energy development, and a cultural protection group is taking up metaphorical arms against the core of the proposed policy. In doing so, it's turning NIMBYism on its head.
It's exciting news for those looking to ski on Mammoth Mountain or cross country ski the various spots throughout greater Mono County. But right now, the continuing winter storm is making travel in the area difficult, but not impossible.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed granting the Mono Basin population of the greater sage grouse protection as a Threatened species under the U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA), it announced Friday.
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