Demand a powerful plan for the future of struggling salmon ~Sierra Club


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This week brought tragedy for Pacific Northwest wildlife. Three Southern Resident Killer Whales were declared dead, leaving this tiny population with only 73 whales.

Our orca are starving, and salmon returns to the Snake and Columbia Rivers this year are only 1/3 of the ten year average. We need bold action to protect our waters and the wildlife who depend on them. The significant problems we’re facing won’t be solved by the weak, disappointing Fish and Wildlife Plan being offered by the Northwest Power and Conservation Council (NWPCC).

The NWPCC provides direction to the Bonneville Power Administration, which markets the power from our dams. Every five years they update their plan to protect our fish and wildlife from the damage our dams inflict upon them. So far, NWPCC’s Fish and Wildlife plans have fallen way short — now is the time to demand a new vision with bold, comprehensive action. Our salmon are running out of time, and the orca that need chinook salmon from these rivers are running out of time as well — we can’t wait!

Tell the NWPCC to abandon this weak approach and make the strongest plan for our precious waters, salmon, and orca! Send in your comment today!

Sierro Club

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