The Obama administration has told members of Congress that it is ready to begin talks with Canada to renew the 51-year-old Columbia River Treaty, an agreement that created dams for electricity and flood control in the Pacific Northwest. In this June 3, 2011, file photo, water flows through the Dalles Dam along the Columbia River, in The Dalles, Ore.
The Obama administration has told members of Congress that it is ready to begin talks with Canada to renew the 51-year-old Columbia River Treaty, an agreement that created dams for electricity and flood control in the Pacific Northwest. In this June 3, 2011, file photo, water flows through the Dalles Dam along the Columbia River, in The Dalles, Ore. AP
The Obama administration has told members of Congress that it is ready to begin talks with Canada to renew the 51-year-old Columbia River Treaty, an agreement that created dams for electricity and flood control in the Pacific Northwest. In this June 3, 2011, file photo, water flows through the Dalles Dam along the Columbia River, in The Dalles, Ore. AP

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