Midges and anchors to the rescue

Anchor could be connoted as negative, as something heavy weighing you down, but if you look at some of its synonyms, things start looking up. Cornerstone, lynchpin or foundation; these more aptly describe what rivers mean to me, especially lately. Rivers feed my soul, rejuvenate my spirit and bring solace during life’s challenges, and boy has life shown me challenges.   After my … Read more

House hydropower bill bad for fish and wildlife

On Wednesday, Nov. 8, the U.S. House of representatives will vote on HR 3043, the Hydropower Policy Modernization Act of 2017. This bill is described as an effort to improve the licensing process for non-federal hydropower projects. The bill seeks to accomplish this goal by placing new constraints on the participation of states, tribes and … Read more

TU Statement re: Hydropower Policy and Licensing

April 11, 2017 title=”application/pdf” />170411_TU Hydro House-H&S-Hearings.pdf title=”application/pdf” />170411_TU Hydro Senate-H&S-Hearings.pdf Re: Statement of Trout Unlimited regarding Hydropower development and opportunities to improve American energy infrastructure. On March 13th the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources held a hearing on energy infrastructure, titled Hearing to receive testimony on opportunities to improve American energy infrastructure. … Read more