Myth of the Hydrosystem: the safety of dams

Myth of the Hydrosystem: the safety of dams

In November of 2017, with the Hebgen Dam’s final phase of its $40 million upgrade and rehabilitation nearly completed, it now had the latest in safety and technological improvements. Despite being a state of the art facility, less than four years since those upgrades...

Free Flowing Rivers Make Way for Salmon

Guest blog by Columbia Riverkeeper If it was possible for the White Salmon, it’s possible for the lower Snake River. Let’s save our salmon. Footage by Mocdoc Documentaries and Andy Masser Editing by Corey Birnstengel Take down the lower Snake River dams....
Press Release: Fishing, recreation advocates topple critical Trump-era Clean Water Act federal power grab

Press Release: Fishing, recreation advocates topple critical Trump-era Clean Water Act federal power grab

Late last night, fishing and recreation advocates won a significant victory for clean water when a federal district court threw out (vacated) a critical Trump Clean Water Act rule. Today’s order from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California restores state and Tribal authority to ensure federally permitted activities in rivers and lakes comply fully with state and tribal law. The Biden administration had planned to revise the rule to an unknown degree through a years-long public process. This court decision erases the Trump rule completely and immediately.

A Victory for Clean Water

A Victory for Clean Water

We are thrilled to announce that we experienced a major litigation victory on the evening of Thursday, October 21, 2021. The District Court for the Northern District of California ruled in our (fishing and recreation advocates) favor and vacated a Trump-era 401 rule....