Simpson: Farmers Will Be OK If Dams Are Breached

Removing the four lower Snake River dams in eastern Washington has been a controversial topic for the Northwest farming community for over a generation. Supporters of removing the dams say it will help the environment and specifically salmon runs as they return upstream to spawn. Meanwhile, many in the Ag community say breaching the dams […]

CSRIA Lays Out Financial Case For Snake River Dams

Because of the Columbia-Snake River EAS litigation, the study looking at the economic impact of removing the four lower Snake River dams, local irrigators have responded.  Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association has developed a Risk Mitigation Response Alternative to protect assets from adverse economic impacts caused by dam breaching and project pool draw downs.  CSRIA said […]