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breaching opponents preparing resolution
A quarter of
the Legislature, including more than half the members from
north central Idaho, co-sponsored a resolution opposing
removal of the Snake-Columbia River dams.
Resources and Conservation Committee introduced the measure
Monday, less than a month after Idaho Congressman Mike
Simpson unveiled a $33 billion proposal to remove the four
lower Snake River dams.
statements, the three-page resolution says “no amount of
money can replace the lifestyle and economies of the
communities” that depend on the dams.
dam-breaching as an “idealistic” and “illogical” approach to
salmon recovery that “flies in the face of reality.” It also
explicitly offers the Legislature’s support for the
“international competitiveness, multimodal transportation
and economic development benefits provided by the Port of
include Sens. Dan Johnson, R-Lewiston and Carl Crabtree,
R-Grangeville, as well as Reps. Caroline Troy, R-Genesee,
and Mike Kingsley and Aaron von Ehlinger, both R-Lewiston.
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