In this 2013 photo, the Ice Harbor Dam on the Snake River is seen from the air near Pasco. (Bob Brawday/The Tri-City Herald via AP, File)

In this 2013 photo, the Ice Harbor Dam on the Snake River is seen from the air near Pasco. (Bob Brawday/The Tri-City Herald via AP, File)

Inslee opposes House bill on Snake River dams and salmon

The governor says the bill would harm ongoing efforts to improve salmon and dam management.

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