Willamette Basin Press Clips
Judge: Oregon Should Deny Permit For McKenzie Water [pdf], OPB News/AP, May 1, 2012
Judge Recommends Against Water Permit [pdf], KLCC Eugene Oregon NPR, May 1, 2012, by Rachael McDonald
Effort to tap river suffers a setback [pdf], Register Guard, May 1, 2012, by Christian Wihtol
Judges rules against company’s bid for McKenzie River water - April 30, 2012 – Register Guard
The state should deny a Veneta-based company’s bid for a permit to pump more than 21 million gallons of water a day from the McKenzie River for sale to south Lane County, a state administrative law judge ruled.
WaterWatch Press Release: WaterWatch McKenzie Press Release, April 30, 2012
Victory for McKenzie River as Judge Rules Against Water Speculators
Proposal Awaits Final Decision by Oregon Water Resources Department
Editorial: Protect McKenzie Water – February 23, 2012 – Register Guard
The state should deny firm’s bid for unclaimed rights.
WATER FIGHT – February 19, 2012 – Register Guard
An effort to draw from the McKenzie River prompts objections.
Demers says new state fish protection limit isn’t justified – February 19, 2012 – Register Guard
As part of his effort to acquire McKenzie River water, Greg Demers wants to kill a newly imposed state rule aimed at protecting fish on that river.
Water Fight on the River - Dec 02, 2010 - Portland Tribune
Conservation group worries that fish will suffer in a potentially overdrawn Clackamas River.