Tag Archives: Buckley Diversion Dam

Buckley Diversion Dam: Army Corps foot-dragging damming pink salmon to a cruel fate

To date, the Corps of Engineers has shamelessly dragged its feet despite the fact that NOAA’s Fisheries Service called in 2007 for Buckley Dam to be modernized to ensure that the dam — and the Corps — are in compliance with the Endangered Species Act. [email protected]  11:45

BUCKLEY, Wash – Tribes grow impatient with fish-killing dam

Right now there are tens of thousands of salmon dying at the base of an outdated dam on the White River east of Tacoma. Local tribes say the federal government is failing in its responsibility to transport the fish around the dams on this river, and into prime spawning habitat in the Mount Rainier watershed. [email protected] 21:05