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Utility to remove dams blocking salmon

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In a major boost for California’s dwindling salmon stocks, a utility company has agreed to the removal of four hydroelectric dams that for decades have blocked fish migrations on one of the West Coast’s most important salmon rivers. The decommissioning is vital to restoring the Klamath River, for years the subject of bitter feuding among farmers, fishermen, and American Indian interests.