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Articles tagged Karuk

June 1, 2012, 6 p.m.

Court Orders Forest Service To Regulate Gold Mining In Salmon Streams

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the Forest Service violated the Endangered Species Act when it approved a number of mining operations on the Klamath River in 2004. The ruling applies to salmon streams throughout the West, where suction dredge mining claims will now be harder to work.

Sept. 14, 2011, 1 a.m.

Feds To Release Key Studies on Klamath River Dam Removal

Last year, farmers, tribes, and fisherman in the Klamath River basin reached a settlement agreement with the utility PacifiCorp to remove four of its dams on the Klamath River. But Congress and the Secretary of the Interior must authorize the agreement before March of 2012.