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Stories with subject: Dams
  • 6 sea lions killed to protect Columbia salmon 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 7:19 pm
  • PORTLAND, Oregon - Six California sea lions have been euthanized to protect endangered salmon crossing Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River.

  • Utility alters plan for Skykomish River dam 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 3:56 pm
  • EVERETT, Washington - The Snohomish County Public Utility District has changed plans for a hydroelectric project on the Skykomish River near Index.

  • Big snowpack increases flood risk 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 2:25 pm
  • SPOKANE, Washington - Heavy snowfall in February and March above Lake Pend Oreille (pahn-du-RAY) has increased the snowpack to 130 to 150 percent of average and raised the prospect of flooding.

  • State grants go toward removing, renovating dams 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 8:22 pm
  • LANSING, Michigan - State wildlife officials have approved two projects to remove one dam and renovate another.

  • Dillon Dam could be removed by 2016 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 3:22 pm
  • PENDLETON, Oregon - The Umatilla Basin Watershed Council has proposed removing the Dillon Dam by 2016 while maintaining irrigation rights established more than a century ago.

  • NC regulators cite Duke Energy for crack in dam 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 3:56 pm
  • RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina regulators say they've cited Duke Energy for a crack in a dam at a coal ash pit near the Cape Fear River.

  • Army Corps to begin killing birds 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 12:22 pm
  • CLARKSTON, Washington - The Army Corps of Engineers this spring will begin killing birds at some Snake and Columbia river dams to help protect juvenile salmon and steelhead.

  • Colorado River begins flooding Mexican delta 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 6:49 pm
  • LOS ALGODONES, Mexico - Colorado River water has begun pouring over a barren delta near the U.S.-Mexico border, the result of a landmark bi-national agreement being celebrated Thursday.

  • NC regulators say Duke has repaired crack in dam 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 4:45 pm
  • RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina regulators say Duke Energy has repaired a crack in a dam at a coal ash pit near the Cape Fear River.