A measure that passed overwhelmingly in the Idaho House of Representatives
would put the Legislature on record as opposing any dam breaching on the
Snake River in the effort to restore salmon and steelhead populations.
The resolution, now under consideration in the Senate, also would prohibit
the use of water from Idaho reservoirs for flow augmentation, except as
authorized by the state. Such augmentation has been used in attempts to
improve passage for migrating salmon through the …