Secretary Salazar http://knau.org en Simulated Floods Designed To Mitigate Dam Impacts http://knau.org/post/simulated-floods-designed-mitigate-dam-impacts <p>The Colorado River is about to run wild again, at least a couple times a year. In May, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar approved a <a href="http://www.usbr.gov/uc/envdocs/ea/gc/HFEProtocol/index.html"><u><font color="#0066cc">series of simulated floods</font></u></a> -- releasing huge amounts of water and sediment from the Glen Canyon Dam over the next several years. It&rsquo;s all part of a long-studied effort to restore the river environment downstream.</p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 22:34:36 +0000 16530 at http://knau.org Simulated Floods Designed To Mitigate Dam Impacts Secretary Salazar Announces New Program for Glen Canyon Dam http://knau.org/post/secretary-salazar-announces-new-program-glen-canyon-dam <p>The federal government ok&rsquo;d two long-term research projects today on the Colorado River.&nbsp;</p><p>They will continue to release water from Glen Canyon Dam and attempt to boost native fish populations.</p> Thu, 24 May 2012 00:57:08 +0000 14387 at http://knau.org Secretary Salazar Announces New Program for Glen Canyon Dam