Submitted by John Seebach on Tue, 2005-08-02 08:00
Submitted by John Seebach on Wed, 2005-07-20 08:00
A study from Idaho Rivers United shows that salmon and steelhead restoration isn't only the right thing to do, it's pretty great for our pocketbook, too.
From IRU's press release:
Study — Restored salmon/steelhead fisheries could spark economic boom for Idaho towns
Submitted by John Seebach on Fri, 2004-09-24 08:00
Coalition members Idaho Rivers United and American Whitewater helped make a settlement promise become a reality: dam removal on the overregulated Bear River in Idaho.Read the full press release from Idaho Rivers United:July 20, 2005 Contact: Idaho Rivers UnitedBill Sedivy, IRU, o) 208-343-7481 c) 208-841-5492Bert Bowler, IRU, o) 208-343-7481Bear River dam and hydropower project slated for removalPocatello - Idaho Rivers United and other members of the Bear River Environmental
Submitted by John Seebach on Wed, 2004-07-28 08:00
- Bill Sedivy, Idaho Rivers United
- o) 208-343-7481
- Sara Eddie, Advocates for the West
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued new 30-year licenses for five projects on the middle Snake River in Idaho on July 28, 2004. The new licenses were no longer held up by concerns over endangered species because the US. Fish and Wildlife Service entered into a settlement with project owner Idaho Power Company over post-license issuance studies and possible remedial actions. Typically, protection measures come before license issuance, not after.
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