2016-04-11. Controversial Pacts Aim for Dam Removals on Western U.S. River.

posted Apr 17, 2016, 8:53 PM by Alan Gould
By Randy Showstack, EoS Earth & Space Science News (AGU). For GSS Energy Use chapter 4. Excerpt: Two landmark agreements support removal of four dams on California’s and Oregon’s Klamath River to restore fish runs and water quality while also protecting local water users, the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) announced at a 6 April signing ceremony on a bank of the river. ...Although a broad range of local tribes, water users, and other stakeholders support the new agreements, some officials and residents oppose the dam removal plan, saying that the dams provide power for the region and that their removal would pollute the river....  https://eos.org/articles/controversial-pacts-aim-for-dam-removals-on-western-u-s-river