2020 River Operations In Review: Flexible Spill Data Shows Faster Travel Times For Juvenile Salmonids, Less Collisions With Turbines

December 3rd, 2020

In its second year, which was an average flow year, the higher flexible spill operations yielded faster travel time for juvenile salmon and steelhead, fewer collisions by juveniles with turbines and better overall survival through Snake River dams, all while the Bonneville Power Administration actually made some money.

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Study: Razor Clams On Washington’s Remote Olympic Coast Found Containing Microplastics

December 3rd, 2020

Portland State University researchers and their collaborators at the Quinault Indian Nation and Oregon State University found microplastics in Pacific razor clams on Washington's sparsely populated Olympic Coast -- proof, they say, that even in more remote regions, coastal organisms can't escape plastic contamination.

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