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Klamath River Basin issues and activities

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Title Klamath River Basin issues and activities
Creator Kyna Powers
Date 2005 2008-02-27 2006-05-09
Subject Water-supply -- Klamath River (Oregon and California)
Description Klamath River Basin Issues and Activities: An Overview Summary The Klamath River Basin, an area on the California-Oregon border, has become a focal point for local and national discussions on water management and water scarcity. Water and species management issues were brought to the forefront when severe drought in 2001 exacerbated competition for scarce water resources and generated conflict among several interests - farmers, Indian tribes, commercial and sport fishermen, other... "September 22, 2005."; "Order code RL33098." Contents Introduction 1 Background 1 Endangered Species Act (ESA) 2 Description 2 ESA in the Klamath Basin 3 The Upper Klamath Basin 4 Water Rights 7 The 2001 "Water Crisis 9 The Lower Klamath Basin 12 Management of Lower Basin Waters 15 Fishery Declines 16 The "Fish Crisis" of 2002 17 Litigation Overview 19 Water Supply 21 Storage 21 Water Banks 23 Land Retirement 25 Groundwater Pumping 26 Fish Passage and Water Quality 26 Fish Passage: Dam Operations and Removal 27 Water Quality... Congressional Research Service ˜ The Library of Congress CRS Report for Congress Received through the CRS Web Order Code RL33098 Klamath River Basin Issues and Activities: An Overview September 22, 2005 Kyna Powers ( coordinator) Analyst in Energy and Environmental Policy Resources, Science, and Industry Division Pamela Baldwin Legislative Attorney American Law Division Eugene H. Buck and Betsy A. Cody Specialists in Natural Resources Policy Resources, Science, and Industry Division Klamath...
Source Originally published as:Klamath River Basin issues and activities [electronic resource]
Contributor Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
Publisher Oregon Institute of Technology. Library
Rights Digital image copyright 2008. Oregon Institute of Technology. All rights reserved.
Relation CRS report for Congress Digital reproduction of
Format; File Size: 593,920 bytes application/pdf;
Identifier OIT-09-May-2006-3071
Type text
Language en

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