Environmental Economic

We already know that removing dams to restore the Lower Snake River in Washington State can save wild salmon. Like all policies, there are costs associated with removing the dams. 1)Among all its costs, is there an environmental cost of removing the dams? If yes, what is it and how? 2) How would you estimate the environmental cost you give in 1)? (Hint: For 2), refer to the valuation methods for the measuring the benefit of environmental assets).

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