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U.S. agencies mandate fish passage for four Klamath River dams

02/02/2007 The Interior and Commerce departments issued final fishway prescriptions January 30, mandating upstream and downstream fish passage construction at four dams of PacifiCorp's 161.338-MW Klamath project in Oregon and California.

N.H. relicensing pact promotes fish passage on Merrimack

09/07/2006 Public Service Co. of New Hampshire has reached a relicensing settlement with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that promotes fish and eel passage planning at the utility's 29.9-MW Merrimack River hydroelectric project.

Yakamas agree to salmon plan for 1,893-MW Priest Rapids

08/18/2006 Yakama Nation tribal leaders have agreed to join a long-term adaptive management program for Columbia River salmon and other species affected by the 1,893-MW Priest Rapids project, which is being relicensed by Grant County Public Utility District.

U.S. BPA extends life of Fish Passage Center

05/31/2006 Bonneville Power Administration has extended an agreement supporting continued operation of the Fish Passage Center through November.

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