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More press for river restoration on the Klamath

The Eugene, OR Register Guard just published an editorial that does a good job of connecting the dots between the damage caused by PacifiCorp's Klamath river project and the West Coast's devastated salmon fishing industry. The editors see dam removal as part of the solution:

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Federal Court Rules More Water for the Klamath River

For Immediate Release: March 27, 2006Contacts: Kristen Boyles, Earthjustice: 206.343.7340 x33Glen Spain, PCFFA: 541-521-8655Tim McKay, NEC: 707-822-6918San Francisco, CA - On the eve of a potential salmon fishing closure that would devastate coastal communities and fishing families in California and Oregon, a federal court today ruled that the Bush administration can not continue to strangle water flows in the Klamath River in years with average or below rainfall.

Oroville Settlement Benefits Feather River and Local Community

Contact: Steve Rothert, American Rivers: 530-277-0448 Amy Kober, American Rivers: 206-213-0330 x23Oroville, CA -- Salmon and steelhead of the Feather River, along with the many people who fish and boat there, will benefit from an agreement covering operations of the Oroville hydroelectric project, to be signed today in Oroville.

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SCE files alternative 4(e) conditions for Borel project

Southern California Edison (SCE) took advantage of the new Energy Policy Act rules to file alternatives to the 4(e) mandatory conditions that were filed by the U.S. Forest Service on 5/20/05. SCE did not not request a trial-type hearing.

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http://hydroreform.org/sites/default/files/Borel_alt_4e_conditions.pdf

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