Oregon and California reached an agreement with PacifiCorp and federal officials on a a new plan addressing removal of the four Klamath River dams.
Over the last four years, Congress has failed to pass legislation that emerged from nearly 10 years of negotiations over how to balance the needs of utilities, farmers, ranchers and Native American tribes in the basin.
… The parties have agreed to work with more than 40 signatories to the settlement agreement to develop an amendment that will allow for a new route to dam removal. The new plan uses existing funding and aims to remove the dams by 2020.
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