Removal Commences on Rogue River’s Savage Rapids Dam

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Removal Commences on Rogue River’s Savage Rapids Dam U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Announces Work Crews Will Begin Task by End of Next Week Apr 01, 2009 Media Contacts: Bob Hunter, WaterWatch, 541-826-4399 Carolyn Devine, Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board, 503-986-0195 Dan Shepard, Grants Pass Irrigation District, 541-476-2582 Darren Funk, Slayden Construction Group, 503-769-1969   April 7th will mark …

Coastal Cutthroat Trout to Be Considered for Endangered Species Protection

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Coastal Cutthroat Trout to Be Considered for Endangered Species Protection Court Overturns Decision to Deny Trout Protection in Lower Columbia River and Southwest Washington PORTLAND Apr 21, 2008   The U.S Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service did not give Columbia River and southwestern Washington populations of the coastal cutthroat …

No Dam Deal In Klamath Settlement Talks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE No Dam Deal In Klamath Settlement Talks Proposed Settlement Deal Lacks Guaranteed Dam Removal, Guaranteed Water For Fish PORTLAND, OREGON Jan 15, 2008   Portland, Ore—The Bush administration is expected to release today one piece of a  “Klamath Dam Settlement Agreement,” the product of three years of secret negotiations over the future of PacifiCorp dams on the Klamath …