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We Have All Been Here Before

Salmon and steelhead advocates returned to court to again ask a federal judge to overturn the government’s plan to operate dams on the Snake and … The post We Have All Been Here Before appeared first on Moldy Chum.

Europe’s rivers are broken, but there is a fix

An international team of researchers has found that the flow of Europe’s rivers and the movements of animals are impeded on average by more than … The post Europe’s rivers are broken, but there is a fix appeared first on Moldy Chum.

Return to Us: Restoring Alaska’s Eklutna River

 Return to Us chronicles the historic effort spearheaded by Eklutna, Inc. and The Conservation Fund to remove the abandoned Lower Eklutna Dam and kickstart the return of … The post Return to Us: Restoring Alaska’s Eklutna River appeared first on Moldy Chum.

A second chance for Eel River salmon and steelhead?

The construction of Scott Dam on the Eel River completely blocked the passage of critically endangered anadromous fish. A new proposal would re-open the main … The post A second chance for Eel River salmon and steelhead? appeared first on Moldy Chum.

Justice Department sues over Puyallup River pollution

  What a mess on the Puyallup. The Justice Department has filed a civil suit against the owners of the Electron Hydroelectric Project for violating … The post Justice Department sues over Puyallup River pollution appeared first on Moldy Chum.

Fish passage studies sought in Skagit River dam re-licensing

The series of concrete dams strung across the upper Skagit River predate the construction of the North Cascades Highway and the establishing of North Cascades … The post Fish passage studies sought in Skagit River dam re-licensing appeared first on Moldy Chum.

Deal Revives Plan For Largest U.S. Dam Demolition

Bolstering a bid to revive salmon populations that once sustained Native American tribes for thousands of years, California and Oregon agreed Tuesday to help fund … The post Deal Revives Plan For Largest U.S. Dam Demolition appeared first on Moldy Chum.

Army Corps Signs Off on Rindge Dam Removal

Removal of the 90-year-old Rindge Dam from Malibu Canyon—a long-anticipated, multi-million-dollar project—moved a crucial step closer to reality on Friday, Nov. 13, when the U.S. … The post Army Corps Signs Off on Rindge Dam Removal appeared first on Moldy Chum.

The Rebirth Of A Historic River

Hint: It’s the Klamath For over a century, one of the most important salmon runs in the United States has had to contend with historic … The post The Rebirth Of A Historic River appeared first on Moldy Chum.