Dam owners present hydropower as a “clean” technology. But outdated dams can hurt rivers.

Enloe Dam, Simikameen River, WA Photo by Rich Bowers

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From American Whitewater   8/12/2022

Skagit River Recreation Flow Survey (WA)

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Klamath River Devastated by Wildfire-Related Fish Kill

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Tribal Resources › Videos   12/17/2020

Guardians of the River

In this film by American Rivers and Swiftwater Films, Indigenous leaders share why removing four dams to restore a healthy Klamath River is critical for clean water, food sovereignty and justice. 

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Tribal Spotlight: Konkow Valley Band of Maidu Indians

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LaFlamme v. FERC

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