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Forty million reasons to save our dams


Last updated 3/1/2018 at Noon

What would life in the Mid-Columbia be like if dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers were removed? What would then be used to control flooding that devastated communities before the dams were put in place?

How would we provide clean, reliable hydropower for hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses?

How would our region’s farmers and agriculture industry replace lost access to water that is currently stored behind the dams?

This worst-case scenario is not as far-fetched as we would hope, unfortunately.

For some interests, many from outside Central Washington, breaching our dams i...

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