Klamath Dam Removal Process Enters Home Stretch

Today the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released its draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) on the proposed removal of the lower four Klamath River dams. The public is now invited to comment on the DEIS which describes the impacts and benefits of the project.

25 Dams to Watch in 2022

25 Dams to Watch in 2022

As part of “Free Rivers: the state of dam removal in the U.S.”, American Rivers is spotlighting 25 projects to watch for 2022 and beyond. Thousands of dams need to come down in the U.S., and there are opportunities for river restoration at every size and scale....
The Strength of Salmon

The Strength of Salmon

In the Pacific Northwest, salmon are so much a part of the landscape that their DNA is in the trees — literally. Born in the small freshwater streams of the Northwest, the smolt, or young fish, migrate out to the ocean where they transform into sleek, strong...

Sprint to the finish on Klamath River dam removal

Signatories to the Klamath Basin Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement, including Trout Unlimited, held a press briefing on November 12 and said they are in a “sprint to the finish” to achieve the pact’s principal goal of removing four old dams on the Klamath River. The signatories, including Tribal leaders, a representative of the ranching community, and…