Thane Tienson, prominent environmental lawyer from Astoria, dies at 74

A huge loss to the environmental community in the Pacific Northwest. Our condolences to his family and friends. Who’s willing to step into his huge shoes?

“He changed water rights on the John Day River in central Oregon,” Erik Tienson said. “He was just a freedom fighter for the Pacific Northwest. His life goal was to have The Dalles Dam be blown up, and restore Celilo Falls.”

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  1. Thanks for posting about the death of Thane Tienson. It is sad to lose a hero of wild fish and the Tribes. Condolences to those who knew him, and to all those who aspire to do good where it’s needed most.

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