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51 Dams Removed to Restore Rivers in 2013

Restoring Damaged Rivers
February 19, 2014 Contact: Amy Kober, 503-708-1145 (Washington, DC) – Communities in 18 states, working in partnership with non-profit organizations and state and federal agencies, removed 51 dams in 2013, American Rivers announced today. Outdated or unsafe dams came out of rivers in Alabama, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts,... Read More

Drought Bill Would Do More Harm Than Good Statement Of Bob Irvin, President Of American Rivers

Climate Change & Rivers, Water Supply
February 5, 2014 Contact: Amy Kober, 503-708-1145 (Washington, DC) – The House of Representatives today will consider H.R. 3964, legislation that waives critical clean water and river safeguards in California, slashes endangered species protections, and unravels key river protection and restoration agreements such as the San Joaquin River Settlement... Read More

American Rivers response to President Obama’s State of the Union Address

Climate Change & Rivers, Floods & Floodplains
January 29, 2014 Contact: Amy Kober, 503-708-1145 (Washington, DC) – “We applaud President Obama for redoubling his commitment to fight climate change, which he noted is already harming communities with more frequent droughts and floods. In California and across the West, where the drought is of historic proportions, and... Read More