The House passes a bill limiting water for salmon

The House passes a bill limiting water for salmon

News Type: State, Regional, Federal Source: High Country News
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On April 25, the House of Representatives passed a bill that would override a federal district court decision mandating dam operators spill more water over dams to aid imperiled salmon. While the bill still has to clear the Senate before it becomes law — which could be a tall task, given the thin Republican majority and opposition from Northwest senators — it would lock in place management plans that a judge found violated federal environmental laws.