As orcas dwindle, dam removal pressure grows

A governor-appointed task force considers whether removing six dams across Washington could help restore the salmon runs the orcas rely on.

While removal of the lower Snake River dams would dramatically improve salmon habitat, the orcas might not survive the bureaucratic challenges of removing them.

To that end, the task force identified six other small dams to seriously consider recommending for removal.

LINK (via: Crosscut)


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