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Tag: Klamath River

Studies on dam removal on track

Decision likely by the March 2012 decline By Ty Beaver Herald & News Federal authorities studying the feasibility of Klamath River dam removal are on schedule and say the U.S. Secretary of the Interior should be able to make a … Read on 

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Studies about dam removal on track

Interior Secretary to make decision by 2012 By Ty Beaver Herald & News The process to determine whether removal of four Klamath River hydroelectric dams is feasible and the best way to improve the river’s fisheries is on track. About … 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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Costs of removal

PacifiCorp: Removal, not relicensing, in best interest of customers By Ty Beaver Herald – News The Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement calls for removal of four Klamath River hydroelectric dams, with PacifiCorp customers paying for the removal over the next decade.

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Bigger than Elwha project: Utility to fell 4 Klamath dams

By Staff Peninsula Daily News KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — What is being touted as the world’s biggest dam-removal project — larger and more complex than the Elwha River dam removals near Port Angeles — an agreement has been reached to … Read on 

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Governor signs Klamath dams bill

Federal officials meet about water agreement By TY BEAVER Herald & News Gov. Ted Kulongoski signed a bill Tuesday allowing PacifiCorp to charge its customers to help pay for dam removal on the Kiarnath River as federal officials met in … Read on 

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