Northwest Hydropower News Archives 2010 & Older

Monthly Archives: December 2010

Klamath prepares for dam removal

By TIM HEARDEN Capital Press REDDING, Calif. — Preparations to remove four dams along the Klamath River in Southern Oregon and Northern California are moving forward, an energy official said. Tim Hemstreet, a representative from hydroelectric facility operator PacifiCorp, outlined … Read on 

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Safe passage for fish a challenge at The Dalles

Fish biologist to take dam off to-do list By Quinton Smith Oregonian There were fish problems at The Dalles Dam. Too many young salmon and steelhead migrating down the Columbia River each spring and summer never made it past. A … Read on 

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Resurgent Northwest salmon show dam ‘spill’ is better than barging

Salmon success recasts debate By Rocky Barker Idaho Statesman Lorri Bodi’s call in the 1990s for federal dam managers to divert Columbia River flows away from hydroelectric turbines to aid endangered salmon was met by anger and an army of … Read on 

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