Waterkeepers: Free the Snake River, Remove Dams

Buck Ryan, the Snake River Waterkeeper, put it this way, “Removing hydroelectric dams is progress—we no longer have to destroy rivers and kill endangered fish to keep the lights on.”

As I paddled my kayak amidst the hundreds of people in the Free The Snake flotilla last weekend, I believe Ryan is on the right track. Dams are a 50 to 100 year old technology—it’s time to remove even more dams along America’s diminished waterways and replace that aged technology with flourishing solar and wind energy systems.

Read More: http://waterkeeper.org/free-the-snake-river-remove-the-dams/


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