Wednesday Top of the Scroll: California, Oregon will take over dams on Klamath River – and tear them down
Gov. Gavin Newsom and his Oregon counterpart signed a landmark deal Tuesday to take control of four aging dams targeted for removal on the Lower Klamath River, an agreement designed to push the controversial $450 million plan over the finish line. … The agreement “ensures that we have sufficient backing” to get the four dams demolished, said Chuck Bonham, director of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
- Courthouse News Service: California, Oregon, tribes join plan to restore Klamath River
- Klamath Falls Herald & News: Klamath dam removal back on track
- San Francisco Chronicle: Klamath River dams closer to removal after Newsom, Oregon governor sign deal
- Associated Press: Klamath River deal revives plan for major dam demolition to save salmon