Streamline episode 2: What's the deal with dams?

By Joy Rondina, IRU intern

What's the Deal with Dams is the second installment of IRU's new podcast, Streamline, and introduces some of the fundamental arguments for and against dam removal on the lower Snake River. This is where we boil complex issues underlying the debate down into basics. 

Learn the history behind creation of the four lower Snake River dams. What was their intended purpose? What were the alternatives?

Streamline is a new ongoing podcast series that advocates for the preservation of Idaho’s wild rivers and inhabitants. Using well-researched stories or interviews with local fisheries experts, hydrologists, public officials and others, Streamline tells the stories of Idaho’s amazing rivers.