Sound Rivers: Keepers of the Neuse River

Sound Rivers: Keepers of the Neuse River

Progress is the reason American Rivers named the Neuse River its 2022 River of the Year — progress since the passage of the Clean Water Act 50 years ago and progress that is yet to come. None of it could be accomplished without the dedication and determination of the...
How would you feel if the Grand Canyon ran dry?

How would you feel if the Grand Canyon ran dry?

The situation on the Colorado River continues to get worse. For months, there has been abundant news about falling lake levels (Lake Powell is below 25% full, and Lake Mead is hovering below 30% full) and while some areas of the west had a terrific monsoon, other...
PG&E’s License Expires for Eel River Dams

PG&E’s License Expires for Eel River Dams

It’s the beginning of the end for the Eel River dams. On April 14, 2022, PG&E’s 50-year license for the Potter Valley Project dams expired and it will not be renewed. The company will soon begin the process of license surrender, decommissioning, and ultimately dam...