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Klamath Water Crisis
Fri August 23, 2013
Klamath Task Force Reports Progress
Groups with a big interest in resolving Klamath Basin water issues say they need more time to deliver recommendations to Oregon Senator Ron Wyden.
Whitman: “We’re making some real progress on a variety of fronts. On both water issues and on some of the cost issues as well. And so taking the time to allow people to be thoughtful and get things right and make sure we’ve got a durable resolution I think is important.”
Craig Tucker from the Karuk Tribe says the impacts of their work will affect the entire region.
Tucker: “We’re all in this together. And we’re either gonna solve it together or we’re gonna continue to see our local economies and our local communities suffer.”
The task force previously planned to announce a framework Thursday in Ashland, but pushed it back to their final meeting September 19 in Klamath Falls.
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