Letters of Record

Note:  If a letter refers to an attachment, the attachment will be found on the Reports and Documents page.


Joyce D Parks to Mindy Simmons US Army Corps.  Urges immediate use of 2002 EIS to begin dam breaching   01.04.2018

Joyce D Parks Letter to Anne Cann, US Army Corps.  Encourages LTG Semonite, the Environmental Advisory Board and Corps leadership to take immediate action using 2002 EIS   01.02.2018

Joyce D Parks to President Trump re: Requests Executive Order to Breach the Dams   01.01.2018

Letter from Jo-Ellen Darcy, Asst Secretary of the Army to James Waddell, page 3  2.23.2017

Letter to Chris Yates, NOAA Assistant Regional Administrator 12.20.2016 or PDF

Letter to Lieutenant General Todd Semonite, US Army Corps of Engineers  6.17.2016 and links to supporting documents

Jo-Ellen Darcy, Asst Secretary of the Army; re Court Decision  5.11.2016

Letter to Kathryn D. Sullivan, Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere Administrator, NOAA;  4.14, 2016

President Barack Obama Ltr, V3.1  email  3.4.2016

Jo-Ellen Darcy, Asst Secretary of the Army  V3.1   2.23.2016

Eileen Sobeck, Assistant Administrator, NOAA Fisheries; Recovering Federally Endangered Snake river Salmon and Steelhead;  11.3.2015

Lt. Col. Timothy Vail, Commander, USACE Walla Walla District  10.21.2015
Vail Follow Up Letter  12.28.2015

President Barack Obama; Recovering Federally Endangered Killer Whales;  5.27.2015

Michelle Obama; Recovering Endangered Species by breaching lower Snake dams  5.2015

To President Barack Obama from American Whitewater  4.28.2015 and Idaho Rivers United  4.23.2015

Jo-Ellen Darcy, Asst Secretary of the Army; Recovering Federally Endangered Killer Whales by breaching the lower Snake dams;  1.24.2015, also sent to Patty Murray, U.S. Senate; 2015

Jo-Ellen Darcy, Asst Secretary of the Army;  10.9.2014

Comments to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Waterway Users Advisory Board  4.14.2014

Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assist Secretary of the Army;  9.13.2013
Darcy Response:  12.12.2013


Letter to Idaho Senator James Risch from the small businesses of Riggins, ID

Letter from Howard Garret, Orca Network to Governor Jay Inslee, 11.2.2016

Letter from Howard Garrett, Orca Network to The Honorable Patty Murray, 11.2.2016

Letter from Howard Garrett, Orca Network to The Honorable Maria Cantwell, 11.2.2016

Patty Murray, SRKW CSI Scientist’s Letter   1.24.2015   In addition, this letter personally addressed  and hand delivered to the following DC offices by Jim Waddell and Jenna Ziogas;  Maria Cantwell, Mike Crapo, Jo-Ellen Darcy, Susan Delbene, Eric Hansen, Derek Kilmer, Rick Larson, Rodger McMorris, Jeff Merkley, Dan Newhouse, David Reichert, Adam Smith, Ron Wyden, ASA(CW), CEQ and the Secretary of the Interior.

Letter to Senator Murray  11.3.2015


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- Theodore Roosevelt