Idaho Reports

A Dam Ambitious Plan | Feb. 12, 2021

Season 49 Episode 6 | 28m 45s | Video has closed captioning.

Congressman Mike Simpson unveiled a proposal to save Idaho salmon. The effort includes removing four dams, replacing power generated by those dams, and locking in dams in other basins. The $33.5 billion proposal includes money for watershed partnerships, agriculture, economic development, and much more. Meanwhile, Idaho lawmakers work on proposals to end grocery taxes and limit ballot harvesting.

Aired: 02/12/21

Rating: TV-G

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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