Former Site Eyed for Hydro Development Gets Wilderness Designation

On September 14 , Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar ensured the long-term protection of Thunder Creek, a tributary of the Skagit River, by administratively designating the river corridor as wilderness.

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New Hydro Project Proposed on the Yuba River

A Canadian company has proposed to build a new hydroelectric facility at Daguerre Point Dam on the South Yuba River in California. Earlier this year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) had determined that continued operation of the dam will jeopardize endangered fish species on the Yuba River.

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