Along with a coalition of organizations connected through the Hydropower Reform Coalition we signed on to three different letters addressed to chairs of the Senate and House Committees on Energy and other representatives. The first two letters in July addressed our concerns about the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015. The third letters in November urged opposition … Read more
The following article was published by Idaho Rivers United. A system of outdated dams and locks on the lower Snake River in eastern Washington state is in continued and serious economic decline, according to two reports released this week by Save Our wild Salmon and Idaho Rivers United. The reports, authored by economist Anthony Jones … Read more
H.R. 8, the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2015, includes an alarming amendment that would allow hydropower operators to bypass environmental laws like the Clean Water Act and Endangered Species Act, and could limit the powers of states, tribes, and natural resource agencies.