20 Jun 2010, 11:27am
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Salazar responds to Wally Herger’s Klamath settlement inquiry

By David Smith, Siskiyou Daily News, June 18, 2010 [here]

Yreka, California - “We plan to continue a full suite of outreach and communication activities in order to meet my commitment for openness and transparency,” says Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar in a letter to Congressman Wally Herger recently posted on the Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors Web site.

Salazar’s letter is a response to an inquiry made March 29 by Herger in which Herger asks a number of questions regarding the processes behind the Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement (KHSA) and Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement (KBRA), two agreements tied to the possible removal of four dams along the Klamath River and a plan for alleviating water disputes and restoring the basin’s fisheries.

Specifically, Herger made six requests of Salazar, the answers to which Salazar includes in his response. …

Both Herger’s and Salazar’s letters can be viewed at




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