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  • Breach the dams

    Greg Pozovi|Updated Feb 20, 2024

    There has been a lot of controversy and litigation involving the possible breaching of the Snake River and its lower four dams to save salmon and steelhead. There are pros and cons on each side. Native Americans, environmentalists, fishermen, and scientists favor removing the dams. Utility companies, barge owners, and farmers along the Snake hold a different view. My view is that the four dams should be breached. The Nez Perce and other tribes have been fishing in the Pacific Northwest since time immemorial. In 1855 the Nez P... Full story