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<<Twenty years after nearly going extinct, Snake River sockeye salmon are rebounding, but the extraordinary effort to save them comes at a cost to the public of nearly $9,000 per fish. >>


http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2019705443_captivefis...



And of course human beings will never be allowed to eat any specimen of an endangered species.



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Jesus SP, you won't be happy until you've consumed the last fish and cut down the last tree.

Then WA State will look like Texas.

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"Snake River sockeye salmon are rebounding"

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removing dams?

They - we? have been going through a dam removal process in the southern
Appalachians to restore the rivers.

They went in for flood control reasons in some cases, power reasons for
some cases, and some where you just kind of wonder - some from the
1930s.

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<< "Snake River sockeye salmon are rebounding"

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removing dams?

They - we? have been going through a dam removal process in the southern
Appalachians to restore the rivers. >>


Of course many liberals, Democrats and environmentalists have been working to tear out dams in Washington and Oregon as part of the War on the Working Class. That includes three huge dams on the Snake River, which environmentalists took a run at during the Clinton administration, although in the end Clinton rejected that campaign --- I give him credit for that.

Digging up those dams would have eliminated huge amounts of VERY CHEAP hydroelectric power and eliminated the ability to use barge traffic from transportation on the river, all in the name of salmon that aren't special except in the imaginations of biologists and which human can't consume anyway since they are "endangered species."

While they weren't successful in getting the political branches to dig up these dams, they continue their campaign to destroy them through the courts.

They'll be back.



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"While they weren't successful in getting the political branches to dig up these dams, they continue their campaign to destroy them through the courts.

They'll be back.



Seattle Pioneer "

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The ones removed down here have been court ordered - although exactly
how the case-law breaks down is not anything I have read about or been involved.

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And of course human beings will never be allowed to eat any specimen of an endangered species.

Yes. That's the only excuse for allowing any life on this planet - can we eat it?

. . . and of course this same line of reasoning argues against trees so we might as well clear cut the forests down to rubble (fruit and nut trees being the only exception).
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<< First Elwha and Glines Canyon, and now Condit: The three largest dam removals ever in the country will be under way in Washington today, when contractors detonate 800 pounds of dynamite and blast the White Salmon River free. >>


http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2016606447_condit26m....





http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4LxMHmw3Z-U
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Jesus SP, you won't be happy until you've consumed the last fish and cut down the last tree.

Nothing will be left except cockroaches and Twinkies. And thanks to Obama we won't even have the Twinkies.
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Nothing will be left except cockroaches and Twinkies. And thanks to Obama we won't even have the Twinkies.

Well, one form of pestilence down, one to go.

--FY
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cost to the public of nearly $9,000 per fish.

But the meat is very flavorful and the fish is surprisingly large.
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cost to the public of nearly $9,000 per fish.

But the meat is very flavorful and the fish is surprisingly large.


Plus, at that price, it's mil-spec fish.

--FY
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<< cost to the public of nearly $9,000 per fish.

But the meat is very flavorful and the fish is surprisingly large.>>


You get to pay for the fish, but not eat it. It's an endangered species after all ---- are you a barbarian?



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