New Life for Stalled Plan to Demolish 4 Dams on Northern California's Klamath RiverAn agreement announced Tuesday paves the way for the largest dam demolition in U.S. history, a project that promises to reopen hundreds of miles of waterway along the Oregon-California border to salmon that are critical to local tribes.
Plan to Demolish 4 Hydroelectric Dams on Klamath River Stirs Debate Over Coveted West WaterPlans to demolish four hydroelectric dams on the Klamath's lower reaches -- the largest such demolition project in U.S. history -- have placed the competing interests of Indian tribes, farmers, homeowners and conservationists in stark relief.
Chinook Salmon Health Improves After Dam Water Release To Drought-Stricken Klamath RiverThe Trinity River dam water releases have helped prevent disease and parasite outbreaks on Chinook salmon harboring on the drought-stricken lower Klamath River.
Hydroelectric Power Cut In Half During California's Drought, State Using More Natural GasFor decades now, California has been trying to draw more of its energy from renewable resources. But this year, that green ambition is taking a hit and the drought is to blame.
Bureau Of Reclamation May Release More Water To Save Salmon In Klamath BasinThe federal agency that oversees water in Northern California's Klamath Basin is taking another look at releasing some to prevent the spread of disease among salmon returning to spawn in drought conditions
Gray Whale Stranded In NorCal River DiesA 45-foot gray whale that’s been stranded in Northern California’s Klamath River for more than a month has died after beaching on a sandbar.