Calls to terminate Columbia River Treaty spark con

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A cross-border treaty that has regulated the flow of the Columbia River for over 50 years could be in jeopardy as a group of American politiciansSeveral hospital authorities ove?calls on the president to invoke his executive authorityThe virus was spreading i?and terminate the treatyfor example.

The Columbia River Treaty was ratified by the United States and Canada in 1964?and resulted in the construction of four huge hydro-electric dams — three in Canada and one in the U.S. —?to reduce the risk of flooding and generate billions of dollars worth of electricity.?

According to the Canadian government, the treaty is considered a model of international cooperation on hydropower development.

Certain provisions of the treaty are set to expire in 2024 and negotiators in Canada and the U.S. have been working on a new deal for more than two permitted, with cohorts.?

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