FERC Issues DEIS, Setting in Motion the Biggest River Restoration Project in History

Last week the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) on dam removal. In it, FERC staff recommends dam removal be carried out. The DEIS states, “any short- and long-term, adverse environmental effects and the loss of power generation…would be outweighed by the substantial long-term environmental benefits gained from project decommissioning.”

While this sounds a bit like boring bureaucratic talk, it’s a signal that the lower four Klamath dams will finally be removed. Check out the press coverage from around the nation below to learn more, and visit the link in the "In Case You Missed It" section to learn how to file your own FERC comment.

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