Author: William Simpson II

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Get Your Well Tested

Recently, there have been indicators that suggest there are toxic heavy metals in the Klamath River. If you live on or close to the river, it may be prudent to get your well tested heavy metals and other contaminants as soon as possible.  There are a couple labs that can […]

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Lessons From Elwha Dam Project and Salmon Recovery – Comparisons For the Klamath River

cover image courtesy of USGS It’s been ten years since the Elwha Dam (5-miles upstream) and Glines Canyon Dam (13-miles upstream) were removed from the 45-mile long Elwha River.  And other than a change in scenery, the results are quite unremarkable, especially considering the cost to taxpayers. Yet we still find misinformed people who keep […]

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Some of the Science Informing my position on Dams

References and Science that inform my opinion against Klamath Dam Removal. 1.       Atlas of Oregon Lakes , Johnson, et al. 1985) (Upper Klamath Lake eutrophic conditions) 2.       Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Cyanotoxins and Their Relation to Other Water Quality Variables in Upper Klamath Lake, Oregon, 2007–09, By Sara L. Caldwell Eldridge, Tamara […]