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McMorris Rodgers leads dam-breaching opposition

Congresswoman takes on White House council


March 24, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-5th District, is opposing the White House Council on Environmental Quality look at breaching Snake River dams.

She joined in sending the letters by Senators James Risch, R-Idaho, Steve Daines, R-Mont., and Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, as well as Reps. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-3rd District, Dan Newhouse, R-4th District, Russ Fulcher, D-Idaho, and Cliff Bentz, R-Ore.

A series of letters from them ask the council for answers on stakeholder engagement and asks federal agencies that have a stake in Lower Snake River dam operations about their...

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