Inslee orca plan includes look at breaching dams

From the Capital Press

A $1.1 billion orca-rescue plan rolled out Thursday by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee includes $750,000 for another look at breaching four dams on the Lower Snake River.

The dams in southeast Washington generate electricity and allow farmers to move grain by barge down the Columbia River’s main tributary. Inslee said a task force would study whether wind and solar power could replace hydropower and whether trucks and trains could replace river traffic. Read the rest of the article here.