Photo: Chehalis headwaters that would be inundated, Lee First.

Flooding on the Chehalis River prompted a proposal to build a new dam on one of the most pristine rivers in Washington State. As of today, salmon in this river are doing relatively well and Southern Resident killer whales depend on them. Learn more from Lee First of Twin Harbors Waterkeeper and Cindy Hansen of Orca Network. Together both these experts work together with partners on the Chehalis River Alliance. Learn more about this proposed project in the Draft Environmental Impact Statement and comment by May 27th, 2020. Want a summary of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement and tips for commenting? Check out this BOLD guide. Watch a documentary film, Chehalis: A Watershed Moment, about the Chehalis River and proposed project to learn more.

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