Kurt Miller

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Kurt Miller: Anti-hydro narrative misses the big picture of climate change, equity and salmon

I recently participated in a panel for the CleanTech Alliance on the future of the lower Snake River dams. The panelists had diverse viewpoints, which is a good thing. However, one statement by a co-panelist who advocates for breaching the Snake dams struck me as particularly important. She said, “It’s not like we’re talking about tearing down the whole [hydropower] system.” But is that true?