Gov. Inslee and U.S. Sen. Patty Murray (D) are exploring options to breach the lower Snake River dams (LSRD) and replace the benefits they provide. The first draft of this report was released on June 9, 2022.
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According to the Columbia River System Operations Environmental Impact Statement released in 2020, breaching the lower Snake River dams could:
The Environment Impact Statement was supported by Biological Opinions from both NOAA Fisheries and the U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife.
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