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Dye concerned about water over dams


April 12, 2018

Ninth District state Rep. Mary Dye, (R-Pomeroy) recently joined U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, (R-Sunnyside) and key stakeholders in expressing opposition to judicial orders allowing more water to be spilled over regional dams.

The meeting came as the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected an appeal to counter the decree, issued by U.S. District judge Michael Simon in Portland last spring.  Simon mandated the release of increased amounts of water over the Columbia and Snake River dams from April to mid-June.

In an April 6 news release, Dye, who spent part of the day touring the Lower Granit...

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