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The Upper Mississippi River Basin Association (UMRBA) is a regional interstate organization formed by the Governors of Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin to coordinate the states' river-related programs and policies and work with federal agencies that have river responsibilities. UMRBA is involved with programs related to ecosystem restoration, hazardous spills, and water quality,...

Tuesday, 13 September 2011 00:00

Murray–Darling Basin Authority

he Murray–Darling Basin Authority's principal aim is to manage the Basin's water resources in the national interest.The establishment of the MDBA means that, for the first time, a single agency is now responsible for planning integrated management of the water resources of the Murray–Darling Basin. In December 2008, MDBA assumed responsibility for all of the functions of the former Murray–Darling Basin Commission.

Here are some of the things that respected institutions, scientists, and Stanford University staff are saying about the negative impacts of dams on our watersheds and communities, the benefits of dam removal, and the potential for removal of Searsville Dam.

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Published in San Francisco Bay
Tuesday, 06 September 2011 00:00

Angelina & Neches River Authority

ANRA is a government entity created by the state legislature under the authorization of the Texas State constitution. It is recognized as an independent governmental agency authorized to construct, maintain, and operate any and all works necessary for the purpose of controlling, storing, and preserving water resources in the 17 county jurisdiction in the Neches River Basin.

Published in Neches