The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District recently released its Jan-Dec 2015 issue of Intercom Magazine, which included the below article highlighting the importance of the Snake River Dams.
Snake River dams provide many significant benefits to our region. They keep our local economy strong and help retain jobs by providing businesses with affordable, reliable transportation to move goods to international markets. The dams also help protect our environment. Barging has the lowest exhaust emissions of all transportation modes and dams provide clean, renewable hydropower to keep Northwest homes and businesses warm and bright.