To breach or not to breach. Opinions about whether the four lower Snake River dams should be removed have dominated oral comments on a draft environmental impact statement for the Columbia River System Operations during at least two of five teleconferences held since the document was release… Read more

Three conservation groups filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Oregon against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over its water allocation plans for 13 dams in the Willamette River basin, and are asking the judge to grant a preliminary injunction to rescind the plan, which has been sent t… Read more

The Klamath River Renewal Corp. submitted updated cost information to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Feb. 28, showing a "guaranteed maximum price" of $446 million to remove four lower Klamath River dams and complete river restoration. Read more

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is accepting public comment on a draft Finding of No Significant Impact for The Dalles and John Day Mitigation Program Limited Reevaluation Report and Environmental Assessment. The mitigation program produces and releases hatchery fall Chinook. After completi… Read more