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Think globally Act locally

We were reminded recently that salmon are a global species facing everywhere similar pressure. We received a recent email from Lithuania, a small Nordic county that has its own “Hemphill” dam problem. Apparently recent flooding and restoration work have destroyed the salmon spawning beds. There

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Western Lawmakers introduce bill to speed up Dam Construction

As reported in the Pacific Standard, an online magazine devoted to environmental issues, “Republicans from arid Western states have set their sights on making dam-building easier. Led by California Representative Tom McClintock, lawmakers from Wyoming, North Dakota, Arizona, and Colorado introduced a bill last week