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Step Back and Look Again

by Becky Johnstone
Idaho Mountain Express - November 10, 1999

The people who want to breach the dams on the lower Snake River in Washington State have done a good job of convincing the public of things that just aren't so:

Maybe it's time to step back and look at realistic solutions. Breaching, even if it would bring the runs back, will never gain the acceptance it needs in time to do any good. If we want to save the fish, we'd better look at other ways.

On the other hand, if we just want to destroy dams and to hell with the fish, we're going the right direction.

by Becky Johnstone
, McCall - Letter to the Editor Step Back and Look Again
Idaho Mountain Express, November 10, 1999

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