CNN: Keystone pipeline leak estimate grows to 16,800 gallons of oil
New York Times: New York Moves on Restricting Costumed Characters in Times Square
And the big news around here is the deal to remove Oregon dams to help the health of the rivers and especially the salmon. Bloomberg:
The Obama administration, the governors of California and Oregon and PacifiCorp will instead pursue decommissioning of the dams administratively through the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and others said at a signing ceremony held at the mouth of the Klamath River.
“Tearing out the four dams on the Klamath will be a huge leap forward for the river,” Rep. Jared Huffman (D-Calif.) said in a written statement. “It will open up hundreds of miles of salmon spawning habitat, get rid of shallow reservoirs that trap warm water and cause algae blooms, and help finally repair a long stream of injustices to the tribes and communities along the river.”
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