A study for American Rivers by a former
top Army Corps of Engineers
official concludes it is feasible and
desirable to replace the barge
shipping system on the lower Snake River
with other transportation
alternatives for grain and other commodities
after breaching four
federal dams.
Public and private investments in highway
and rail infrastructure would
keep grain transportation rates affordable
during and after dams are
removed, a project that would take eight
years, economist …

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