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Local Activists Drop Banner in Solidarity with Klamath Justice Coalition (over I-84)

This morning at 8:20 local activists hung a banner over Interstate-84 in solidarity with tribes of the Klamath River, who have called for a Day of Action against Pacificorp, which has stalled the removal of its four outmoded dams, which are choking life from the waters and communities of the Klamath Watershed. Warren Buffet, the owner and wealthiest person on the planet, has repeatedly refused to remove the damsódisregarding indefensible costs to the environment, as well as the cultural, physical, and economic wellbeing of indigenous, agricultural, and other local communities in Southern Oregon and Northern California. Not only do the dams prevents salmon from spawning upriver, but they have also brought about large growths of algae toxic to fish, plants, and humans.

The Day of Action will revolve around a march and rally to begin at Holladay Park (NE 11th & Multnomah) today at noon. For more information on issues surrounding dam removal or the Day of Action, try visiting the Klamath Riverkeeper website @ www.klamathriver.org or contact Craig Tucker at 916-207-8294 or  ctucker@karuk.us
"Warren Buffet's Dams Kill Salmon, Job, Communities"


This morning at 8:20 local activists hung a banner over Interstate-84 in solidarity with tribes of the Klamath River, who have called for a Day of Action against Pacificorp, which has stalled the removal of its four outmoded dams, which are choking life from the waters and communities of the Klamath Watershed. Warren Buffet, the owner and wealthiest person on the planet, has repeatedly refused to remove the damsódisregarding indefensible costs to the environment, as well as the cultural, physical, and economic wellbeing of indigenous, agricultural, and other local communities in Southern Oregon and Northern California. Not only do the dams prevents salmon from spawning upriver, but they have also brought about large growths of algae toxic to fish, plants, and humans.

The Day of Action will revolve around a march and rally to begin at Holladay Park (NE 11th & Multnomah) today at noon. For more information on issues surrounding dam removal or the Day of Action, try visiting the Klamath Riverkeeper website @ www.klamathriver.org or contact Craig Tucker at 916-207-8294 or  ctucker@karuk.us

homepage: homepage: http://klamathriver.org
phone: phone: 916-207-8294


Photo 18.Sep.2008 10:02

anon.

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Clever New Sign--Straight to the Point
Clever New Sign--Straight to the Point

Just wondering 18.Sep.2008 13:06

How?

I seen that sign as I drove in to work at 10 am
How did you all get it up there?
I though to my self - that must of been hung in the middle of the night
Yet it says 8:30 here on indy ...

Must of been a traffic stopper to be up there at that time aof day
There was no easy way that I could see

Oh ...and thanks for hanging it!

report 18.Sep.2008 17:12

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