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Unless we change course now, these iconic salmon and orcas may be extinct in our lifetime

Vision

We can save the iconic salmon and orcas and maintain clean, abundant, reliable power, if we act now and rethink how we're managing the lower Snake River system.
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Mission

Achieve the largest river basin restoration in history by removing the four dams on the lower Snake River and restoring 140 miles of free-flowing river.
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Urgency

We have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work with leaders and communities, but we must change course now or these salmon and orcas will go extinct in our lifetime.
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Study: Breaching dams would pay off

[lmtribune.com] Analysis says removal of lower Snake River dams would net $8.6 billion; critics call report a ‘slap in the face’ to agricultural economy. A new…

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The Numbers

Extinction is forever. dams are not.

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Square miles is the size of the Columbia-Snake River Basin
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Miles of pristine, high-elevation salmon spawning habitat exist in the Snake River
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Orcas remain in the Pacific-Northwest region
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Dams in total on the Snake River, 4 on the Lower Snake River

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