Klamath Basin – Yesterday, the Klamath River Renewal Corporation (KRRC) took a major step toward dam removal and creating a free-flowing Klamath River by entering into a dam removal design-build contract with construction firm Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. of Fairfield, California. The initial award authorizes $18.1 million in preliminary services, with a further award for project implementation work to follow once design is finalized.Read More
KLAMATH RIVER REGION – 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….Read More
The Klamath River Renewal Corporation (KRRC) is hosting two informational meetings for the public on the evenings of March 19 and 20 in Yreka and Klamath Falls. Media is invited.
Under the terms of the amended Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement (KHSA), KRRC is charged with removing four PacifiCorp dams on the Klamath River (JC Boyle, Copco, No. 1 & 2, and Iron Gate), restoring formerly inundated lands, and implementing required mitigation measures in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations.Read More