PNWA response to ECOnorthwest/Vulcan Study

Northwest wheat farmers and towboat companies rejected a new report, “Lower Snake River Dams: Economic Tradeoffs of Removal,” authored by ECONorthwest and funded by Paul Allen’s Vulcan Inc., for banking on uncertain and unproven “benefits” of dam removal, while threatening the livelihood of the Northwest’s internationally renowned wheat-growing region. The report argues in favor of breaching the four federal Snake River dams to trade away the vital economic benefits of the Snake River waterway for questionable economic benefits of “non-use” and additional recreation, if the dams were removed. See full document here...