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  • Wilderness deals held hostage in salmon struggle

    When Idaho salmon advocates challenged the state’s farm-irrigation system, Norm Semanko held them off by taking a couple of wilderness deals hostage

  • News flash: Fish do need water

    Federal wildlife managers admit that the massive fish kill in the Klamath River in 2002 was caused, in part, by the diversion of water to farmers

  • Federal report supports Klamath farmers

    The National Research Council issues a report saying that irrigation shutoffs alone won’t save endangered salmon in the Klamath River Basin of Oregon and California

  • Judge says Klamath plan needs revisions

    The Bureau of Reclamation’s management plan for the Klamath River Basin has been sent back to the drawing board

  • Truce remains elusive in Rio Grande water fight

    As drought dries up the Rio Grande, New Mexico’s congressional delegation goes after a court decision upholding the endangered silvery minnow’s right to water

  • Walla Walla Basin sidesteps a water war

    On the Walla Walla River In southern Washington and northern Oregon, local farmers and environmentalists have avoided a drought-sparked water war with collaboration and innovative irrigation reform.

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