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Snake River Dams

Snake River Dams
September 28, 2017

Freeing the Snake one flotilla at a time

Despite fears of a smoky event, 400 salmon & steelhead advocates turned out for the 3rd Annual Free the Snake Flotilla at Chief Timothy Park near Clarkston, WA.  TU members came from Montana, Idaho, Oregon and Washington and Spokane Falls and Palouse-Clearwater…
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2017 Free the Snake Flotilla postcard
ConservationSnake River Dams
August 29, 2017

2017 Free the Snake Flotilla

Get ready, the 2017 Free the Snake Flotilla is right around the corner! Details about the event and information can be found here. See you there! This year's event certainly will be larger than last year.  I honestly do not know how…
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Free the Snake River
Columbia RiverConservationSnake River Dams
July 15, 2017

A damming proposal – congressional bill is not a good option

Five members of Congress from the Pacific Northwest are attempting to overturn a court order that found the federal government is not doing enough to protect threatened and endangered salmon and steelhead species in the Columbia and Snake River basins. The bill…
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Struggle for the Snake (1971)
Snake River Dams
May 12, 2017

Struggle for the Snake (1971)

STRUGGLE FOR THE SNAKE - a documentary created in 1971 - was recently posted on YOUTUBE and well worth setting aside 28 minutes to watch. This 45 year-old classic focuses on the contentious debate over the original construction of the last of…
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Ed Chaney
ConservationSnake River Dams
February 15, 2017

Scoping Comment from Ed Chaney

Scoping Comments on the NOI to Prepare a National Environmental Policy Act Environmental Impact Statement Pursuant to May 4, 2016 Order of United States District Court, D. Oregon in National Wildlife Federation, et al., v. National Marine Fisheries Service, et al.. Submitted…
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ktvb-7-save-snake-river-steelhead-salmon
ConservationSnake River Dams
January 29, 2017

Snake River dams examined after decades of lawsuits

WATCH VIDEO: http://www.ktvb.com/news/snake-river-dams-examined-after-decades-of-lawsuits/393856211 Courtesy of KTVB 7, Boise ID LEWISTON, Idaho – Scientists and power providers are scrutinizing the Snake River dams to see just how damaging they are for wild fish, in accordance with a federal judge’s orders. For the first…
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OP Steelhead
ConservationSnake River Dams
January 25, 2017

Idaho’s wild salmon and steelhead are in peril

By Chris Wood Published at the Idaho Statesman on 10/9/2015 Idaho’s wild salmon and steelhead are in trouble. Scientists say that at least 2 percent of the young fish migrating to the sea (smolts) must survive and return as adults for Idaho’s…
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NWD-CBasinDams
Columbia RiverConservationSnake River Dams
January 15, 2017

PFMC letter to the US Army Corps of Engineers Dec 13, 2016

December 13, 2016 Brigadier General Scott A. Spellmon Commander, Northwestern Division Army Corps of Engineers Mr. Elliott Mainzer, Administrator Bonneville Power Administration Ms. Lorri Lee Northwest Regional Director U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Bureau of Reclamation U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Attn:…
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Seapork Port of Lewiston
Snake River Dams
January 15, 2017

Moscow anti-dam breaching talk January 18, 2017

Joseph Anderson and David Doeringsfeld will discuss the negative impact of breaching the four Lower Snake River dams on area agriculture and the future of Lewiston as a deep-water port at the League of Women Voters of Moscow speakers forum noon-1 p.m.…
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Columbia River Dam
ConservationSnake River Dams
December 11, 2016

Stop studying the studies; breach dams and save the salmon

OpEd published at the Idaho Statesman by Gary Lane I run Wapiti River Guides in Riggins, and 16 years ago attended the ground zero fish/dam scoping hearings with several fellow guides. Nothing has changed, except two of them are now dead. How…
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