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Examining the Impact of the Klamath Dams on Tribes, Fisheries, the Environment, and Downstream Stakeholders

When: Tue., Aug. 18, 2-4 p.m. 2020

Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) will lead a live-streamed forum at 2:00 p.m. Pacific time on Tuesday, August 18 titled “Examining the Impact of the Klamath Dams on Tribes, Fisheries, the Environment, and Downstream Stakeholders.” The event will focus on four aging dams on the Klamath River owned by PacifiCorp and Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway, which have made millions for PacifiCorp’s shareholders, but to the detriment of native communities and cultures, and those who depend on the river’s fish. The event will be live on Facebook at LINK TK and YouTube at LINK TK. It will be broadcast by Eureka, Califonia’s PBS station KEET. Speakers Chair Jared Huffman California Assemblymember Jim Wood California State Senator Mike McGuire Other Member attendees TBA Panelists Panel 1 (Tribal Representatives) Mr. Joseph L. James Chairman, Yurok Tribe Mr. Russell “Buster” Attebery Chairman, Karuk Tribe Mr. Byron Nelson, Jr. Chairman, Hoopa Valley Tribe Panel 2 (Fisheries) Mr. Glen Spain Northwest Regional Director, Salmon Protection Program Director Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations Dr. Jacob Kann Aquatic Ecosystem Sciences, LLC Dr. Jerri Bartholomew Department Head of Microbiology Professor & Director, J.L. Fryer Salmon Disease Laboratory Oregon State University Panel 3 (Government Officials) Mr. Scott Bolton Senior Vice President of External Affairs Pacific Power, a division of PacifiCorps and a part of Berkshire Hathaway Energy Mr. Joaquin Esquivel Chair California State Water Resources Control Board

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