New reforms could remove important hydropower safeguards
Two proposals to “reform” hydropower would actually remove safeguards that make projects more environmentally sound.Learn more
American Rivers’ President Bob Irvin talks about upcoming legislation that would exempt dam owners from laws that protect fish, wildlife, water quality and recreation.
A local fishing guide, Bob Rees, explains why he cares about the Columbia River Treaty. The Columbia River is one of America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2015.
The James River has faced repeated water pollution issues over the years. Virginia’s Governor McAuliffe has the opportunity to enact some major changes in his tenure.
The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement’s proposed Stream Protection Rule will help to protect waterways from the adverse impacts of coal mining.Read more »
American Rivers’ Steve White describes how the water from the high Sierra makes its way to being a glass of tap water in a SF restaurant.Read more »
The Colorado is a prime example of the confluence of history, science, and conflict – three narratives surrounding water in the American West.Read more »
The Colorado Basin is over-tapped, over-used, and stretched thin. Action must be taken now, and everyone from all walks of life in the southwest must lend a hand.Read more »