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  • Klamath Basin water accords crumble

    Congress has adjourned for another year without approving agreements that would have reshaped how people used water in the Klamath River system. The groups who signed off on the accords — once enemies — are frustrated that lawmakers didn't share their spirit of compromise.

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Dam lessons for Snake River, Northwest from Klamath River situation

February 04, 2016 5:36 PM

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