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NFC: Fw: Wild Snake River Salmon: There's Bad News and Good News...

Robert Rice
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From: Joseph Bogaard <sos at wildsalmon_org>
To: sos at wildsalmon_org
Date: Wed, 2 Aug 2000 17:11:56 -0700
Subject: Wild Snake River Salmon: There's Bad News and Good News...
Message-ID: <l03130319b5ae39c5c93b@[]>

Dear Friend of Snake River Salmon,

The long-awaited federal Columbia & Snake River Salmon Recovery Plan is

THE BAD NEWS: it preserves a status quo that has driven wild salmon

Five years ago, the Clinton/Gore Administration promised a comprehensive
plan for Columbia & Snake River salmon recovery by 1999.  This plan was
just released last week. Unfortunately, its long on promises and short on

The Administration has proposed a plan that defies the best science and
will of the American public: science from the EPA, U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Service, more than 300 scientists, and public comments from over 210,000
citizens nationwide support the bypassing the 4 Lower Snake River dams.

THE GOOD NEWS: it's a DRAFT plan and YOU can help improve it - to restore
healthy river, clean water and return abundant wild salmon.

Click on the link below to take you to our webpage alert where you can
instantly send an email message to the Clinton-Gore Administration and
them to strengthen the final version so that it follows the science and
actually protects and restores this magnificent national treasure: Snake
River wild salmon.


Thank you for your support! With help from people like you, we will
in restoring a healthy Snake River, recovering its wild salmon, and
the communities that depend on them.
FREE SLIDE SHOW! The Columbia & Snake Rivers Campaign now has a free
show available for viewing on the web! Learn the story of Snake River
salmon, and the 4 Lower dams that are driving this national treasure
towards extinction in an engaging and informative presentation.
(UNSUBSCRIBE? You received this email based on your past support for
restoring Snake River salmon by bypassing the 4 Lower Snake River dams.
be removed from this list, please reply to "sos at wildsalmon_org" with
in the subject line. Thank you.)

Joseph Bogaard
Save Our Wild Salmon
sos at wildsalmon_org