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'Green News Report' - April 7, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.07.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Coal boss convicted in deaths of 29 miners is sentenced to just 1 year in...

Darkness Won

Jason A. Atkinson | Posted 01.21.2017 | Green
Jason A. Atkinson

Friday, December 16, 2015, Congress adjourned and killed fourteen years of compromise between tribes, agriculture and the dam's owners all because the...

Klamath Crisis

Garett Reppenhagen | Posted 12.01.2016 | Green
Garett Reppenhagen

Veterans returning from both WWI and WWII found opportunity in the Klamath River watershed in southern Oregon and northern California. However, the fe...

Its Time to Finish the Largest Conservation Project in History

Jason A. Atkinson | Posted 06.23.2016 | Green
Jason A. Atkinson

More than a decade ago, concerned stakeholders worked together to develop a plan for the largest river restoration project in United States history. But that initiative languished due to lack of funding and political support.

The Big Kill, Part Two

Glen Martin | Posted 06.28.2013 | Green
Glen Martin

Remember what happened on the Klamath River in 2002? You can be forgiven if you've repressed the memory: it was painful in the extreme, particularly ...

Of Little Fish, Cute Mammals, and the Law of Unintended Consequences

Glen Martin | Posted 12.23.2012 | Green
Glen Martin

A recent statement sounded alarms over declining Pacific herring stocks. Why such a big fuss over such tiny fish? As well as constituting the basis for idiosyncratic pizzas, these fish are critical forage for a great number of other marine species.

Razing Dams From the River That Raised Me

Erica Terence | Posted 10.27.2012 | Green
Erica Terence

The Klamath settlement transcends partisanship and breaks down barriers to help us realize this dream of clean, healthy streams in our watershed. Because, we know just how important it is to have a clean river flowing with huge fish.

Cool off Streamside: Ten Uniquely California Rivers

The Nature Conservancy in California | Posted 10.24.2012 | Green
The Nature Conservancy in California

What makes the best summer vacations or a Labor Day escape? Rivers. Swimming, fishing, napping on a shady riverbank -- there's no better getaway. Fortunately, dozens of jaw-droppingly beautiful rivers run through the Golden State.

Above the Law

Glen Martin | Posted 09.01.2012 | San Francisco
Glen Martin

Siskiyou County Sheriff Jon Lopey sees his purview extending well beyond the pursuit of criminals and scofflaws. Indeed, Lopey has explicitly stated his disinclination to enforce state and federal laws that pertain to environmental protection.

Commentary on Comments: Wolves, Pipelines, and Dams, Oh My

Bill Chameides | Posted 11.26.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Everyone has something to say about something these days, on blogs, Twitter and Facebook. All fine and dandy. But there's another way to get heard: by putting your two cents on the record through what's known as the public comment period.

'When The Whale Is In The River, The World Is Out Of Balance'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.17.2011 | San Francisco

By JASON DEAREN and JEFF BARNARD, Associated Press KLAMATH, Calif. (AP) -- Janet Wortman knew something was wrong when she drove by the U.S. Highwa...

Sold Down the River; Fishers Fight for Healthy Rivers

Lori Pottinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lori Pottinger

Recent protests in Thailand, Kenya and California have focused attention on the ecological and social risks of dam-building.

Green News Report -- February 23, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Green medals at the Vancouver Olympics; Early spring in Japan; Slow boats to China; EPA under fir...

Dammed Crazy: What Do California's Water Woes Teach Us?

Lori Pottinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lori Pottinger

Poorer nations looking to California for ideas in dealing with vexing water problems should leapfrog over our tarnished model of destroyed rivers, crumbling infrastructure, and contentious solutions to the mess.

Come Back, Salmon

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

In a huge victory for America's fisheries and rivers, a broad spectrum of environmentalists, utilities, farmers, Native American nations, fishermen, and public agencies agreed to restore 300 miles of salmon grounds.