The Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association Thursday announced its
endorsement of partially removing four federal dams on the lower Snake
River to restore Columbia Basin salmon and steelhead.
"This wasn’t an easy decision for us. But after years of declining
salmon runs and the failure of fish barging and other expensive ‘techno-fixes’,
it is clear that restoring more natural river conditions is the only hope
for our salmon and steelhead," said Liz Hamilton, Executive …