Columbia River Treaty http://www.kplu.org en Canada, U.S. Disagree Over Value of Columbia River Treaty Benefits http://www.kplu.org/post/canada-us-disagree-over-value-columbia-river-treaty-benefits <p>British Columbia has staked out a negotiating position on a cross-border water treaty that puts it at odds with public utilities and ratepayers in the U.S. Northwest. At issue is whether and how to renew the 50-year-old Columbia River Treaty.</p><p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 23:06:11 +0000 Tom Banse 14888 at http://www.kplu.org Canada, U.S. Disagree Over Value of Columbia River Treaty Benefits U.S. Columbia River Users Call for 'Better Bargain' with Canada http://www.kplu.org/post/us-columbia-river-users-call-better-bargain-canada-0 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">U.S. Senators from the Northwest say it’s time "to strike a better bargain" with Canada over hydropower generated along the shared Columbia River. That was one upshot of a Thursday Senate hearing to discuss how to renegotiate a nearly 50-year-old cross-border treaty.</span></p><p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 00:21:36 +0000 Tom Banse 10915 at http://www.kplu.org U.S. Columbia River Users Call for 'Better Bargain' with Canada