BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Agencies responsible for operating 14 federal dams in the Columbia River Basin say $500 million spent annually on habitat restoration projects and improvements at dams are helping salmon, steelhead and other wildlife.
The Bonneville Power Administration, U...
BOISE (AP) — A federal lawsuit by an environmental group seeking to force federal agencies to analyze whether about two dozen dams operating in Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Montana are harming bull trout has been dismissed.
U.S. District Court Judge Marco Hernandez in a ruling last week said federal agencies took action after the lawsuit was filed in July that met demands sought by the Alliance f
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — An environmental group has sued the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation on Wednesday, saying operations at the Grand Coulee Dam in Eastern Washington are polluting the Columbia River in violation of clean-water laws.
The nonprofit Columbia Riverkeeper says the federal agency should get a pollution permit and be required to disclose as well as reduce the amount of oil, greases and othe