BREAKING: Recent Report Shows hydropower Reservoirs in Alabama Emit *Substantial* Amounts of Methane

BREAKING: Recent Report Shows hydropower Reservoirs in Alabama Emit *Substantial* Amounts of Methane

The Alabama Rivers Alliance (ARA), in partnership with PhD students from the Virginia Scientist-Community Interface (V-SCI), has used the G-res modeling tool to analyze the net methane and carbon dioxide emissions of two of Alabama Power’s hydropower facilities, and the results show that these supposedly “clean” and emissions-free hydropower dams and reservoirs actually create and emit significant quantities of methane, a potent greenhouse gas.

Major Milestone Met for Klamath Dams Removal

Major Milestone Met for Klamath Dams Removal

Environmental Review Confirms the Benefits of Dam Removal Today marks a major step towards the removal of the lower four Klamath dams. On August 26, 2022, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the...
30 Years of Hydro Reform!

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.