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Moonshine Ink
By Jamie Wanzek
Thursday, July 13, 2017

The community’s lifeblood, the Truckee River, has returned with vigor.

Skagit Valley Herald
By Kimberly Cauvel
Saturday, June 24, 2017

Fisheries managers are considering a plan to reopen the popular wild winter steelhead fishery on the Skagit River.

E&E News
By Dylan Brown
Thursday, May 25, 2017

"This work not only cleans our water but provides thousands of high-paying, family-wage jobs in rural areas," Wood said. "And, of course, it makes the fishing better, which in turn drives a significant recreation economy."

Trout Unlimited has also championed similar good Samaritan legislation for hardrock mining. U.S. EPA has clarified hardrock liability protections before, but Wood said liability concerns keep his group and others from taking on major projects like flooded mine shafts, such as the Gold King mine that famously spilled in 2015.

"We're the most full-throated advocate for the Clean Water Act there is, but just some minor tweaks that make it easier to make improvements to water quality that may not be perfect is what we're looking for," Wood said.

Crosscut.com
By Daniel Jack Chasan
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

What does “good” mean? If you’re trying to be environmentally responsible while picking out a steelhead fillet to grill or saute or maybe steam with green onions and soy sauce, that’s less obvious than it may seem.

The Drake
By Brett Wedeking
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Brian Johnson, TU California Director, says, "These catastrophic salmon returns were triggered by the recent drought, but they are caused by decades of bad decisions by the state and federal government. If the drought taught us anything, it’s that we need to restore river habitat faster and better, and to dramatically improve our management of water to ensure adequate flows of cold, clean water when salmon need it most."

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