Snake River Dams

Feds consider removing Snake River dams in leaked agreement with plaintiffs in lawsuit

BY: - November 30, 2023

The Biden administration and federal agencies are prepared to remove four lower Snake River dams to save imperiled salmon species, according to a leaked proposal among parties in a federal lawsuit and the administration’s environmental council. Republican representatives in the Northwest, as well as some electric utilities, are not pleased about the proposed agreement. The […]

Court case on fate of Snake River dams postponed at least 45 more days

BY: - October 31, 2023

This story was originally published by the Oregon Capital Chronicle. Parties to a lawsuit challenging the federal government over its plans to continue operating dams on the Snake River at the expense of salmon runs asked a federal court in Oregon for more time to negotiate with one another. A coalition of conservation groups represented […]