NEWS: Community, local leaders say ‘KNOW THE DAM FACTS’

COMMUNITY, LOCAL LEADERS SAY
KNOW THE DAM FACTS’

Public rally supporting Snake River dams planned ahead of Inslee’s Pasco public workshop

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan 10, 2020
CONTACT:
Ashley Stubbs, Tri-City Development Council (TRIDEC) | astubbs@tridec.org | (509)735-1000
Stephanie Swanberg, Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce | stephanie.swanberg@tricityregionalchamber.com | (509) 736-0510

 

PASCO, WA – A public rally supporting preservation of the four Lower Snake River dams is planned for Monday, Jan. 13, from 4:30 to 6:00 PM at the Pasco Red Lion Hotel. The KNOW THE DAM FACTS rally will immediately proceed Gov. Inslee’s planned public workshop, which will also be held at the Pasco Red Lion Hotel.  

Organized by the Tri-Cities Legislative Council, the rally will feature remarks from a broad coalition of policy experts; business, agriculture and community leaders; andelected officials from across eastern Washington, including video messages from U.S. Reps. Dan Newhouse (WA-04) and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) 

The rally comes in response to Gov. Inslee’s Lower Snake River Dams Stakeholder Engagement Draft Report, which was released in late December and has prompted renewed concerns over potential breaching of the four Lower Snake River dams.    

Community members concerned about the breaching of Lower Snake River dams are encouraged to attend Monday’s rally and submit written comments supporting their preservation.  

WHO:               

Tri-Cities Community; Public Leaders; Tri-Cities Legislative Council  

WHAT:           

 KNOW THE DAM FACTS public rally 

WHERE:

Pasco Red Lion Hotel and Conference Center
2525 N 20th Avenue, Pasco, WA 99301 

WHEN:                               

Monday, Jan. 13, from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM immediately proceeding the 
Lower Snake River Dams Stakeholder Engagement Report Public Workshop 

The Tri-Cities Legislative Council is a nonprofit, nonpartisan coalition of community leaders and stakeholders, including the Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Tri-City Development Council (TRIDEC) and Visit Tri-Cities. Together, they advocate for local, state and federal policies that protect, promote and support economic vitality throughout the greater Tri-City region.  

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