Tag Archives: Yurok Tribe

Young Activists Protest Oregon Natural Gas Pipeline

The ECOreport reposts another report of the conflict between Young Activists Protest Oregon Natural Gas Pipeline

Originally Published on the Daily KOS

By Dan Bacher

Youth climate justice leaders from Oregon and California, including members of the Hoopa Valley, Yurok, and Siletz tribes, challenged the Liquid Natural Gas Pipeline as a threat to climate, water and communities on July 14, at 12:30 pm in Vogel Plaza in downtown Medford, Oregon.

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Record Low Klamath Salmon Run

The ECOreport reposts news from California & Oregon, where there is a record low Klamath salmon run

Originally Published on the Daily KOS

By Dan Bacher

Fishery scientists are expecting a record low return of fall-run Chinook salmon to the Klamath River this year, due to a combination of several years of drought, water diversions in the Klamath Basin and to the Sacramento River and the continued presence of the PacifiCorp dams.

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Bracing For A Fisheries Disaster On The Klamath River

The ECOreport reposts news from California, Bracing For A Fisheries Disaster On The Klamath River

Originally Published on the Daily KOS

By Dan Bacher

As a journalist who has reported extensively on the September 2002 fish kill on the Klamath River and the struggle to restore the river and its fish by the Yurok, Karuk and Hoopa Valley Tribes, fishing groups and environmental organizations, I find this year’s collapse of the Klamath River fall-run Chinook salmon population very alarming.
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Two Top California Water Officials Retire Amidst Growing Opposition

The ECOreport reposts another story from the Twin Tunnels debate, Two top California water officials retire amidst growing opposition

Originally Posted on the fishsniffer, Daily KOS & Indybay.org

by Dan Bacher

Mark Cowin, the Director of the California Department of Water Resources (DWR), and Carl Torgersen, the DWR Chief Deputy Director, will be retiring from their positions at the embattled agency at the end of 2016.

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Growing Tribal Opposition To Jordan Cove LNG

The ECOreport reposts news from Oregon & Northern California, Tribal Opposition To Jordan Cove LNG

Originally Published on the Daily KOS & Intercontinental Cry

by Dan Bacher

The Karuk Tribe, located on the Klamath River in Northern California, today announced its opposition to the Jordan Cove LNG terminal and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline projects, joining the Yurok and Klamath Tribes in officially opposing the controversial project.

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Three Federal Agencies Block Dakota Pipeline

The ECOreport reposts a Op-Ed about the Obama Administration’s call for a review & reconsideration of the process, three Federal Agencies Block Dakota Pipeline

Originally Published on the Daily KOS

By Dan Bacher

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled against the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Friday in a long-awaited decision, but in a “stunning move,” three federal agencies have blocked the pipeline at Lake Oahe “pending a thorough review and reconsideration of the process,” the Tribe announced Friday afternoon.

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Potentially Deadly Disease In Lower Klamath Salmon

The ECOreport reposts an Op-Ed from California about potentially deadly disease in lower Klamath salmon

Originally printed on the Daily KOS

By Dan Bacher

The Klamath River salmon fishery, an integral part of the culture, religion and livelihoods of the Yurok, Hoopa Valley and Karuk Tribes of Northern California, is going through some tough times this year.
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Restoring Delta Estuary by Diverting Its Water?

The ECOreport reposts an OP-ED on one of California’s most controversial projects: Restoring Delta Estuary by Diverting Its Water?

Originally Published on the Daily KOS

by Dan Bacher

After covering fish, water, and environmental justice issues in California and the West for over 30 years as an investigative journalist, I’ve concluded that the California Water Fix, the new name for the Delta Tunnels, is the most environmentally devastating public works project I’ve ever encountered.

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Hoopa Valley Tribe Opposes San Luis Settlement

The ECOreport reposts an explanation of why the Hoopa Valley Tribe Opposes San Luis Settlement

Originally Published on the Fishsniffer & Indybay.com

By Dan Bacher

On May 24, the Hoopa Valley Tribe from Northern California filed its objection to two bills proposed in the House of Representatives to implement the controversial San Luis Settlement Agreement, saying the agreement would “forever condemn the Tribe to poverty.”

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Tribes Divided Over Klamath Dam Removal

The ECOreport reposts a repost that the Tribes Divided Over Klamath Dam Removal: Klamath & Karuk for, Hoopa Valley Tribe Against 

Originally Published on the Daily KOS

By Dan Bacher

Salmon and steelhead will once again ascend the upper Klamath River and its tributaries, as they did for many hundreds of thousands of years before dams were built, if an agreement reached on April 6 is implemented.

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