Two New Klamath Basin Agreements Carve out Path for Dam Removal and Provide Key Benefits to Irrigators
- Parent Category: Federal Agencies
- Category: Department of Interior
- Published: Thursday, 07 April 2016 12:09
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The U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Department of Commerce, PacificCorp, and the states of Oregon and California today State and federal officials also signed a new, separate agreement with irrigation interests and other parties known as the 2016 Klamath Power and Facilities Agreement (KPFA). This agreement will help Klamath Basin irrigators avoid potentially adverse financial and regulatory impacts associated with the return of fish runs to the Upper Klamath Basin, which are anticipated after dams are removed.