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Environmental groups sue federal government over Snake River dams plan

Grace Jackson, Staff Reporter November 5, 2020

In a recent intention to sue letter, eleven environmental groups outlined what they say is the federal government’s illegal behavior in regards to dams on the Snake River in Washington State. The letter,...

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Students call for removal of Snake River dams

Lachlan Johnson February 26, 2015

A new environmental group on campus, Rethink Dams, is advocating for the removal of the four dams on the lower Snake River. Sophomore Fiona Bennitt formed Rethink Dams after she was inspired by the...

Hydro power highlights green quandary

Sam Chapman October 11, 2012

When you're as fanatical a populist rabble-rouser as I pretend to be, it's easy to see everything in terms of good and evil. It is true that some aspects of the fight to preserve the planet have fewer...

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