Fight to keep Snake River dams is not over

Those who see breaching the dams as the best option to restore salmon populations and the endangered killer whales that feed on them, will be working hard to get that determination changed, Dam-breaching advocates insist that the electricity produced by dams could be replaced with wind and solar production, said Rick Dunn, general manager of the Benton PUD. But utilities disagree. Breaching and risk of blackouts The Snake River dams provide insurance against blackouts, he said.  Without them the probability of regional blackouts in the Northwest would double, according to the draft report. more, >click to read< 13:00

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