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U.S. Hydropower

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Steering a disparate group of stakeholders toward common ground—and an unlikely treaty for America’s hydroelectric future.

Announcement of the introduction of bipartisan legislation to establish several 3Rs tax credits jointly supported by Uncommon Dialogue participants.

The Washington Post reports on the work of Uncommon Dialogue participants to retrofit nonpowered dams.

Dams help us. Dams harm us. Now, longtime adversaries are coming together to bridge that uncomfortable divide.

The Wall Street Journal reports on an agreement reached through the Uncommon Dialogue on hydropower and river conservation with tribes and industry and environmental groups.


Dan Reicher joins WBUR's Here & Now  to discuss hydroelectric dams, which provide 7% of the U.S. energy portfolio.

Sarah Golden at GreenBiz discusses the Uncommon Dialogue and its potential impacts on the future of the nation's dams.

$2.3 billion to improve or remove U.S. dams included in new federal infrastructure bill in wake of a Stanford Uncommon Dialogue agreement.

LA Times reports on $63-billion proposal for dam safety, rehabilitation and removal, federal agency support, and clean energy production.

Q&A with Dan Reicher, Senior Research Scholar at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment  - Stanford News Service

Facing a climate crisis, environmental groups and industry agree to work together to bolster hydropower while reducing harm from dams.

Message from William Robert (Bob) Irvin, President of American Rivers, on new agreement.

Message from Malcolm Woolf, President and CEO of the National Hydropower Association, on new agreement.