Dam News: 7 – 15 May, 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. –
Siskiyou Supervisors Want Congressional Hearings on Dam Claims
Record-Searchlight – May 15, 2012
By Damon Arthur The Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors is asking Congress to hold hearings looking into a federal whistle-blower’s claims that federal scientific reports on removing dams on the Klamath River were influenced by politics.
Dam Removal Set For Lower Rouge River in SE Mich.
Washington Examiner – May 15, 2012
In a Friday, April 27, 2012 photo, the Rouge River flows over the Wayne Road Dam, located under the Wayne Road bridge in Wayne, Mich.
Fisheries Biologist to Talk About Low Head Dam Removal, Fishing
West Central Tribune – May 14, 2012
He has overseen projects to remove low-head dams at Appleton and Dawson. This summer, Domeier will work with the city of Montevideo to remove the dam on the Chippewa River in Lagoon Park and replace it with a set of rapids or rock weirs to help fish …
Rep. Herger Critical of Englebright Dam Removal Report
Appeal-Democrat – May 12, 2012
Wally Herger is taking a dive into the discussion about the fate of Englebright Dam with a letter sent last week to a federal agency criticizing the agency’s approach in determining the dam should be removed. “We just have questions from beginning to …
Hubbardston Landmark: Fish Creek Clean-Up May Require Removing Dam
Sentinel-Standard – May 9, 2012
The Fish Creek dam may have to be removed in order to clean up the water. By ROSEMARY HORVATH When a hopeful Hubbardston Village President Janet Dailey assembled a goodly number of government officials a few weeks ago to learn restoration options for …
Fired Scientist Returns With Doubts About Klamath Dam Removal
EarthFix – May 7, 2012
by Amelia Templeton by Bonnie Stewart by David Steves Paul Houser spoke to about 200 people at the Triad School in Klamath Falls. credit: Amelia Templeton The JC Boyle Dam is one of four targeted for removal on the Klamath Dam.