Category Archives: Clean Water

Klamath Logging Continues Despite Lawsuit: $2.50 per Log Truck Load

Extreme post-fire logging continues today despite pending legal claims with the implementation of the Westside Project, which includes 5800 acres of clear cuts above salmon-bearing streams in the Klamath National Forest. Most of the current logging activity is centered in the Walker Creek Closure Area just south of Seiad Valley, California. Yesterday,… read more >>

Dam Removal Agreement Milestone for Healthy Klamath River

April 6, 2016 For Immediate Release CONTACT: Konrad Fisher, 530-921-9660 Klamath, CA – Today, PacifiCorp, the states of California and Oregon, the Yurok and Karuk Tribes, and two federal agencies signed an agreement to remove four Klamath River dams in early 2020. The agreement requires approval of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission using existing… read more >>

New law protects CA rivers from gold mining

Today California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 637 to protect California’s water supplies, wildlife and cultural resources from the damaging effects of destructive hobby gold mining. The new law requires that all small-scale miners using motorized suction pumps obtain a Clean Water Act Permit from the State Water Resources Control Board… read more >>