Logan Page looks over the gorge containing the upper reaches of Millerton Lake near Temperance Flat in this file photo. The proposed Temperance Flat dam would be beyond the first ridge in the center of the photo.
Logan Page looks over the gorge containing the upper reaches of Millerton Lake near Temperance Flat in this file photo. The proposed Temperance Flat dam would be beyond the first ridge in the center of the photo. MARK CROSSE The Fresno Bee
Logan Page looks over the gorge containing the upper reaches of Millerton Lake near Temperance Flat in this file photo. The proposed Temperance Flat dam would be beyond the first ridge in the center of the photo. MARK CROSSE The Fresno Bee

Temperance Flat Dam scores a big, fat zero from the state. Project’s boosters are shocked

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