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wppLegislative Overreach Aims to Thwart Salmon Recovery

By Wendy McDermott – American Rivers – October 9, 2017
Time is running out for what were once the largest salmon and steelhead runs on the planet – the magnificent runs of the Columbia River Basin in the Pacific Northwest. And now politicians are attempting to stand in the way of science and salmon recovery. Historically, over ten million Columbia River Basin salmon and steelhead existed, but the number plummeted to fewer than 1 million in 1995, precipitating into the listing of 13 different species or populations of Columbia and Snake river salmonids as endangered or threatened under the Endangered Species Act. For full story, click here.

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