Press Releases

 

Removal Effort for Klamath River Dam Achieves Major Milestone with Issuance of Oregon Water Quality Certification

September 10, 2018

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) on September 7 issued its final Clean Water Act Section 401 Water Quality Certification for the removal of the J.C. Boyle Dam located in Klamath County, OR, determining that dam removal on the Klamath River is expected to improve water quality, restore a more free-flowing condition and benefit fish populations in the long run.

KRRC Board Approves FY 18-19 Budget

July 13, 2018

The Board of Directors of the Klamath River Renewal Corporation (KRRC) approved a budget of $27,475,000 for the organization’s fiscal year that began on July 1, 2018.

KRRC Files Comprehensive Plan for Removal of Four Hydroelectric Dams on the Klamath River

June 29, 2018

The Klamath River Renewal Corporation (KRRC) announced today it has filed its “Definite Plan for the Lower Klamath Project” with the Federal Regulatory Energy Commission (FERC) for the proposed removal of four hydroelectric dams on the Klamath River – J.C. Boyle, Copco No. 1, Copco No. 2, and Iron Gate.

CA Water Board Issues Draft Certification for 401 Water Quality Permit

June 12, 2018

On June 7, 2018, the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) released its draft Section 401 Water Quality Certification for the proposed removal of the Copco No. 1, Copco No. 2, and Iron Gate hydroelectric developments, located in Siskiyou County, CA.

ODEQ Issues Draft Certification for 401 Water Quality Permit

May 29, 2018

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) has released its draft Section 401 Water Quality Certification for the proposed removal of the J.C. Boyle hydroelectric development, located in Klamath County, Oregon.

FERC Approves Board of Consultants

May 24, 2018

Statement in response to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) approval of KRRC’s proposed panel of experts to serve as Independent Board of Consultants (BOC).

KRRC Hires Community Liaison, Dave Meurer

January 11, 2018

Dave Meurer will represent KRRC at events in Klamath, Siskiyou, and Humboldt counties and support KRRC’s community and outreach efforts.

KRRC Announces 2017 Open House Meetings

November 3, 2017

The Klamath River Renewal Corporation (KRRC) is hosting a series of open house meetings for the public on the evenings of November 7-9th.

KRRC Board Approves FY 17-18 Budget

June 29, 2017

At a meeting on June 21, 2017, the Board of Directors of the Klamath River Renewal Corporation (KRRC) approved the organization’s budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017.

KRRC Announces New Executive Director

May 15, 2017

The Klamath River Renewal Corporation (KRRC) has announced Mark Bransom as its Executive Director. Mark will officially assume this new role in early June 2017.

KRRC Begins Implementation of KHSA

September 23, 2016

The Klamath River Renewal Corporation (KRRC) filed two applications with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), taking a significant step towards implementation of an agreement to decommission four dams on the Klamath River.