Dam News: 3 – 9 February 2012
“Dam news” is a round-up of news and events related to dams and dam removal, brought to you by the Clearinghouse for Dam Removal Information (CDRI), a project administered by the Water Resources Collections and Archives. Visit CDRI for more on dams and dam removal. –
County Intends to Challenge Klamath Dam Decision in Federal Court
Siskiyou Daily News – Feb 9, 2012
Salazar is scheduled to issue his secretarial determination regarding Klamath dam removal by the end of March. The determination will designate that Klamath dam removal either is or is not in the best interest of the fishery and the communities …
America’s Largest Dam Removal Under Way in the Pacific Northwest
Audubon Magazine – Feb 7, 2012
The largest dam removal in US history began in mid-September when contractors started chipping away at the Elwha and Glines Canyon dams (105 and 210 feet high, respectively) in Washington State.
Swan Pond Work Could Begin By Month’s End
Riverside Brookfield Landmark – Feb 7, 2012
By Bob Uphues When phase two of the Hofmann Dam removal project kicks off this spring, as early late February, the first order of business will be to attend to the re-grading of Swan Pond Park.
Dam Removal Draft Ignores Public Say
Herald and News – Feb 3, 2012
We are four generations below Iron Gate Dam and above influencing tributaries. We have witnessed the dam’s profound benefits to all aspects of our beloved Klamath River environment.