PacifiCorp loses challenge of fish ladders over dams

PacifiCorp loses challenge of fish ladders over dams By Jeff Barnard Associated Press September 28, 2005   GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Salmon and steelhead would take back hundreds of miles of habitat above a series of hydroelectric dams on the Klamath River if they had fish ladders to get there, an administrative law judge found late Wednesday. The finding by …

Profile: One of the West’s most dramatic water battles is heating up

Profile: One of the West’s most dramatic water battles is heating up By Jeff Brady Weekend Edition Sunday, National Public Radio May 08, 2005   LIANE HANSEN, host: As summer nears, one of the West’s most dramatic water battles is heating up again. Four years ago, in the Klamath Basin region, along the Oregon-California border, farmers protested after the federal …

Officials Say Rules will Limit Groundwater Impacts

Officials Say Rules will Limit Groundwater Impacts By Dylan Darling Klamath Falls Herald & News October 28, 2004   Tapping into aquifers below the Klamath Basin is a Band-aid, but not a long-term solution, leading Oregon water officials said Thursday. But, they said, permits for pumping will flow. Dan Thorndike, chair of the Oregon Water Resources Commission, said the state …