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The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments Wednesday in a battle over fishing rights in Washington state. Twenty-one tribes say hundreds of pipes are blocking salmon from spawning grounds. But the state says fixing them would be too expensive.

As Eilís O'Neill (@eilis_oneill) of KUOW in Seattle reports, the outcome could affect tribes and landowners across the West and Midwest.

This segment aired on April 18, 2018.


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