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  • Columbia Basin (Political) Science

    Columbia Basin (Political) Science

    Some fisheries scientists and environmentalists say the Bonneville Power Administration has had an unhealthy influence on salmon research in the Northwest.

  • Primer 4: Water

    Former HCN publisher concludes that those who live in the West must accept its unpredictability.

  • A watershed proposal

    Colorado's only wild and scenic river may be harnessed for a water storage project.

  • Pipe dreams

    Leaky irrigation ditches in Washington’s Methow Valley have made the desert bloom, at the expense of endangered salmon.

  • Into thin air?

    Global warming spurs calls for new dams in the West – but where will the water come from to fill them?

  • The Klamath dams by the numbers

    A new report shows salmon-killing dams would cost less to remove than to keep.

  • The Gila's Monster

    Along the upper Gila in New Mexico, conservationists and the state squabble over managing the river's water.

  • Elwha River dams move closer to destruction

    Two massive dams on Washington's Elwha River will be demolished to restore salmon runs.

  • History of a decline

    An illustrated timeline charts the appearance of dams on the lower Snake River and the resulting decline of salmon, along with the so-far-inadequate response of the federal government.

  • Salmon Justice

    Judge Jim Redden has given the Bush administration an ultimatum: Submit a viable plan for salmon restoration, or face the possible removal of four dams on the lower Snake River.

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