In this file photo, water flows through the Dalles Dam, along the Columbia River, in The Dalles, Ore. Negotiations with Canada to re-authorize the landmark Columbia River Treaty are set to begin early in 2018. The updating of the treaty affects the economy, environment, and flood control needs of millions of residents of the four states along more than 1,200 miles of the Columbia River and its tributaries.
In this file photo, water flows through the Dalles Dam, along the Columbia River, in The Dalles, Ore. Negotiations with Canada to re-authorize the landmark Columbia River Treaty are set to begin early in 2018. The updating of the treaty affects the economy, environment, and flood control needs of millions of residents of the four states along more than 1,200 miles of the Columbia River and its tributaries. Rick Bowmer AP
In this file photo, water flows through the Dalles Dam, along the Columbia River, in The Dalles, Ore. Negotiations with Canada to re-authorize the landmark Columbia River Treaty are set to begin early in 2018. The updating of the treaty affects the economy, environment, and flood control needs of millions of residents of the four states along more than 1,200 miles of the Columbia River and its tributaries. Rick Bowmer AP