Posts Tagged ‘Snake River’

Court Grants Increased ‘Spill’ to Aid Endangered Columbia/Snake River Salmon »

April 11th, 2017: Federal dam operators on the Columbia and Snake rivers must increase water releases over spillways at eight dams to improve survival rates for juvenile salmon migrating to the ocean starting in 2018, a federal court ruled March 28, 2017.



Victory! New Era of Accountability for some of Nation’s Largest Dams »

August 4th, 2014: Columbia Riverkeeper and partners celebrate a major victory in a year long effort to get the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to clean-up their act on eight major dams in the Pacific Northwest. In a legal settlement with Riverkeeper, the Army Corps agreed to address the oil pollution seeping from dams on the Columbia and Snake Rivers.