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Chinook Salmon Introduced to Mountain Streams Not Inhabited for 100 Years

The historic reintroduction of Chinook salmon into a California creek this spring will help secure another generation of this iconic species. State and federal biologists have been busy moving endangered adult winter-run Chinook salmon to the upper reaches of Battle Creek and threatened spring-run Chinook salmon to Clear Creek in Northern California, where colder water temperatures […]

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Colorado River Reservoirs Are So Low, Government Is Delaying Releases

The level of Lake Powell is currently at an elevation of 3,523 feet, 177 feet below capacity. The intakes that allow water through the dam to generate hydropower are at 3,490 feet. Hydropower is useful in maintaining the stability of…

Infrastructure Bill Makes First Major U.S. Investment in Climate Resilience

WASHINGTON — The $1 trillion infrastructure bill now headed to President Biden’s desk includes the largest amount of money ever spent by the United States to prepare the nation to withstand the devastating impacts of climate change. The $47 billion…

Infrastructure Bill Makes First Major U.S. Investment in Climate Resilience – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The $1 trillion infrastructure bill now headed to President Biden’s desk includes the largest amount of money ever spent by the United States to prepare the nation to withstand the devastating impacts of climate change. The $47 billion…

In a First, U.S. Declares Water Shortage on Colorado River

With climate change and long-term drought continuing to take a toll on the Colorado River, the federal government on Monday for the first time declared a water shortage at Lake Mead, one of the river’s main reservoirs. The declaration triggers…

Infrastructure Bill Recognizes Climate Change Is a Crisis

The bipartisan infrastructure deal struck this week provides new money for climate resilience unmatched in United States history: Tens of billions of dollars to protect against floods, reduce damage from wildfires, develop new sources of drinking water in areas plagued…

Infrastructure Bill Recognizes Climate Change Is a Crisis – The New York Times

The bipartisan infrastructure deal struck this week provides new money for climate resilience unmatched in United States history: Tens of billions of dollars to protect against floods, reduce damage from wildfires, develop new sources of drinking water in areas plagued…

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