Environment | local | Water | News | EnergyOPB | Aug. 17, 2016 10:45 a.m.
The Deschutes River Alliance claims PGE has violated water quality standards for several years after installing a water-mixing device at Round Butte Dam.
Conservationists allege that since the installation of a water mixing device, Portland General Electric has violated state water quality standards more than 1,200 times.
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Top Stories: Washington High School Resumes Classes Following Shooting; Nearly 7,000 Fish Saved From Deschutes RiverOPB | Oct. 29, 2014 7:45 a.m. | Portland
Headlines for Wednesday, Oct. 29: Classes will resume Monday at Marysville-Pilchuck High School following last week's shooting; volunteers, state and federal workers rescued nearly 7,000 fish in the Deschutes River; the Portland Trail Blazers start their regular season tonight at 7:30 p.m.; and more.
Sometimes the return of one adult salmon or steelhead is more exciting than runs of hundreds or thousands. That’s the situation this year in Central Oregon’s Deschutes River Basin.
Landowners on Central Oregon’s Deschutes River and its tributaries would have at least 12 years without facing water-diversion limits or other restrictions triggered by the presence of a newly reintroduced steelhead that’s on the endangered species list.