Northwest Hydropower News Archives 2010 & Older

Tag: Endangered Species Act

City developing a HCP to protect steelhead, themselves

The development of the Habitat Conservation Plan is about a 10-year process By Jason Chaney Central Oregonian Since steelhead fish were reintroduced into the Crooked River Watershed two years ago, the City of Prineville has undertaken a plan to protect … Read on 

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Shortage could still hit farms

Irrigators review water agreement final draft By Ty Beaver Herald & News The Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement still leaves the Klamath Reclamation Project vulnerable to water shortages in an extreme drought situation, attorney Paul Simmons told irrigators. The document also … Read on 

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Klamath Tribes approve KBRA

By H & N Staff Herald & News CHILOQUIN — The Klamath Tribes voted Tuesday to support a final version of a water settlement agreement and a plan to remove four Klamath River dams to restore fish passage. Tribal members … Read on 

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N. America’s biggest fish slips toward extinction

By Matthew Brown, AP Daily News As efforts falter to save North America’s largest freshwater fish — a toothless beast left over from the days of dinosaurs — officials hope to stave off extinction by sending more water hurtling down … Read on 

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What’s all the dam fuss about?

Army Corps plays with Willamette water flows By Camilla Mortensen Eugene Weekly Green Douglas firs where the waters cut through. Down her wild mountains and canyons she flew. Canadian Northwest to the ocean so blue, Roll on, Columbia, roll on. … Read on 

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Salmon plan is close, judge says

Columbia River: The federal government added “insurance” for fish, but it needs work By Matthew Preusch The Oregonian Many hoped that more than 10 years of lawsuits over protecting Northwest salmon and operating Columbia Basin dams would come to a … Read on 

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