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By Victoria Fowler
Gazette Reporter 

River system comment period remains open


March 26, 2020

COLFAX – The first phone-in public comment meeting on the Draft Environmental Impact Study regarding the Columbia River System was held Tuesday, March 17. Three additional phone-in meetings occurred March 18, 19 and 25, with one more meeting today and the last phone-in meeting on Tuesday, March 31.

The draft EIS rejects dam breaching, stating the approach of breaching the dams would destabilize the power grid and increase overall greenhouse emissions. With the open comment period, the Port of Whitman County encourages residents to make their voices heard.

Sarah Highfield, port communicati...

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