Dozens of water quality projects before CDA lake committee

by Logan Finney, Idaho Reports A group of Kootenai County stakeholders met Wednesday to review dozens of projects meant to protect the long-term health of Lake Coeur d’Alene.  The Coeur d’Alene Lake Advisory Committee is charged with prioritizing $2 million of funding intended to decrease phosphorus loads in the lake.  Increased levels of phosphorus canContinue reading “Dozens of water quality projects before CDA lake committee”

Funding available for Lake CDA phosphorus reduction

by Logan Finney, Idaho Reports There’s less than one week left to apply for a new grant to help prevent an ecological chain reaction that could devastate one of Idaho’s most iconic lakes. The $2 million in funding is available specifically for shovel-ready projects that will reduce the flow of phosphorus from the Coeur d’AleneContinue reading “Funding available for Lake CDA phosphorus reduction”

Gov. Little, lawmakers react to Simpson’s dam breaching proposal

By Melissa Davlin, Idaho Reports Since Congressman Mike Simpson unveiled his dam breaching proposal in early February, a handful of Idaho lawmakers have sent their reactions in newsletters to constituents. All of the reactions Idaho Reports has seen so far have been negative. On Thursday, Gov. Brad Little weighed in as well, saying that whileContinue reading “Gov. Little, lawmakers react to Simpson’s dam breaching proposal”