by California Trout | Feb 27, 2023
A new report details the beneficial local economic impacts that would be generated by the removal of Scott and Cape Horn Dams, two aging dams on the Eel River that are part of the hydroelectric Potter Valley Project. The report estimates dam removal would create between 1,037 and 1,332 local jobs and would boost the regional economy to the tune of $203 million to $278 million. In addition to boosting the local economy, dam removal is crucial for healthy fish populations, clean water, and Tribal cultural practices.
by American Rivers | Feb 14, 2023Dam removal practitioners across the country are continuing to break down river barriers— 65 dams were removed across the country in 2022, reconnecting more than 430 upstream river miles across 20 states. We look forward to a year in which dams are reported to be...
by Colleen McNally-Murphy | Feb 1, 2023
The economic analysis of the likely removal of the two Potter Valley Project dams shows significant economic benefit to the five-country region of study as well as across the State of California.
by Trout Unlimited | Feb 1, 2023
Removing the four lower dams on Maine’s Kennebec River may be the best hope to save Atlantic salmon in the U.S.
by Trout Unlimited | Jan 31, 2023
TU’s Brian Johnson joins The River Rambler podcast for a conversation about dam removal, coalition building and what comes next on the Klamath Basin.