Let’s ruin the Salmon River by dredge mining

First up, the last paragraph of the Idaho Statesman article (it was in a blog, not in the paper): “The Salmon River is one of Idaho’s true gems,” said Jonathan Oppenheimer, senior conservation associate with the Idaho Conservation League. “There are lots of places to mine in Idaho – but there’s only one Salmon River.”

“The Salmon River is one of Idaho’s true gems,” said Jonathan Oppenheimer, senior conservation associate with the Idaho Conservation League. “There are lots of places to mine in Idaho – but there’s only one Salmon River.”

Yes, there really is only one Salmon River in Idaho. There is only one river like it anywhere, and this is it. So why the hell ruin it with dredge mining?

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