Maine’s Atlantic salmon on the brink
Removing the four lower dams on Maine’s Kennebec River may be the best hope to save Atlantic salmon in the U.S.
CSPA Marks Poe Hiking Trail Victory over PG&E
The California Sportfishing Protection Alliance (CSPA), along with American Whitewater (AW), scored a significant victory on October 20, 2022 when the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an Order reaffirming a requirement that Pacific Gas and Electric Company must construct a “Poe Hiking Trail” along the North Fork Feather River.
Five key lessons as world’s biggest dam removal project will soon begin on the Klamath RiverAfter more than 100 years of being dammed, the lower Klamath River will flow free once again. To be able to make that statement, it has taken decades of advocacy by Tribes who depend on a living Klamath River for their cultural identity and for their food security. It...
Klamath River dam removal moves forward as the largest river restoration project in U.S. historyOne of the four dams on the Klamath River that will be removed. PC: E&E News CALIFORNIA – The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued its Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) on the removal of the lower four Klamath River dams, clearing the final...
30 Years of Hydro Reform!
This year, we’re celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Hydropower Reform Coalition! Alongside our partners, the HRC has worked to protect rivers, watersheds, and communities during an era of complex changes across the national hydropower landscape. We take this opportunity to remember some of the highlights from our early years.