Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has asked the Washington Legislature to allocate $10 million in its next session to develop detailed plans for replacing some of the benefits provided by the four lower Snake River dams.

The request, issued in December, is part of Inslee's proposed $872 million 2023-2025 budget to fund a wide range of actions related to salmon recovery.

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K.C. Mehaffey covers fish issues for Clearing Up, and is editor of the NW Fishletter. She joined the NewsData writing team in February 2018. From lawsuits to scientific studies, she is enjoying the deep dive into the Columbia Basin's many fish topics.