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Redden says Snake River dams should go

U.S. District Judge James Redden, shown in February 2006, has asked for a different judge to be assigned the case considering the operation of the Columbia Basin hydroelectric dams and their impact on salmon. (Associated Press)
U.S. District Judge James Redden, shown in February 2006, has asked for a different judge to be assigned the case considering the operation of the Columbia Basin hydroelectric dams and their impact on salmon. (Associated Press)

RIVERS -- In an interview for a television broadcast, U.S. District Judge James A. Redden, who presided over the Northwest's biggest salmon lawsuit for nearly a decade, said the Snake River's four hydropower dams should be breached to help wild salmon.

Redden made the comments to  Idaho Public Television.

See the story in the Oregonian.
 




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