By Renee Diaz
State Journal 

Students push for dam breaching


Last updated 1/24/2023 at 1:50pm

Renee Diaz | Washington State Journal

Envrionmental activists rally Jan. 13 for Snake River dam breaching on the steps of the Capitol.

OLYMPIA - A handful of Western Washington activists called for removing Snake River dams in an effort to "save our salmon."

Washington Youth Ocean and River Conservation Alliance and other activists advocated for protection of salmon and the orca pods that depend on them during a rally in Olympia on Jan. 13.

"We need (Gov. Jay) Inslee and the political leaders of the Pacific Northwest - specifically in the state Legislature - to understand the urgency of this issue," Sammamish Youth Board Chairman Maanit Goel said. "The salmon cannot wait."

The activists said they want to see Snake River d...

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