Dams Central Focus of Endangered Fish Dispute in Oregon

Photo: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Scientists fear the imminent extinction of winter steelhead in Oregon’s Willamette River, and spring chinook are not doing much better as the government assesses the main danger to fish there: the 13 federal dams it operates.

Environmentalists say the Army Corps of Engineers tried to upend that process by reallocating river water for cities, farms, and industry that fish desperately need.

LINK (via: Courthouse News)


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