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Klamath River Estuary

January 2011 Newsletter

Restoring the Klamath River

EPA has approved California's water quality improvement plan for restoring salmon fisheries and water quality in the Klamath River, which flows 255 miles southwest from Oregon through northern California, and empties into the Pacific Ocean. Many Native American tribes live along the Klamath and rely on the river for subsistence, transportation and ceremony, as they have for thousands of years.

San Francisco Chronicle Article on Klamath River Restoration »
More Information about the Klamath River Watershed »

Improving Air Quality of Tribal Community

The Gila River Indian Community's Tribal Implementation Plan is a blueprint of how to achieve improved air quality which will serve as a model for other tribes.

East Valley Tribune Article on Gila River Plan »
Arizona Republic: Gila River Tribe is Stepping Up »
EPA's Pacific Southwest Tribal Program »

Having Trouble Keeping Those New Year's Resolutions?

Check out our 40 Things You Can Do to Save the Planet for ideas on ways to reduce greenhouse gases, help yourself, and protect the earth.

EPA Proposes $17 Million Settlement to Clean Up Former Los Angeles Area Hazardous Waste Landfill

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