KMUD: The Environment Show
May 3, 2022
Every Tuesday at 7 PM
Host: Tom Wheeler of EPIC
Guests: Alicia Hamann, Executive Director of Friends of the Eel River and Redgie Collins, Legal & Policy Director at CalTrout.
In this segment of The Environment Show, Tom gets current with efforts to remove dams in the Eel River with Alicia Hamann, Executive Director of Friends of the Eel River, and Redgie Collins, Legal & Policy Director at CalTrout.
The expiration of the 50-year license is an exciting once-in-a-lifetime event, but what does that actually mean? FERC…FERC…FERC…with the responsibility of overseeing hydropower projects and ensuring they operate safely, also has the responsibility to uphold federal mandates and interim protective measures needed to prevent take of endangered salmon.
These 100-year-old infrastructures are racking up liabilities with every day that passes.
Listen to learn about the momentous efforts against the status quo!