A Washington congressman has proposed legislation to, ultimately, shore
up sloughing bluffs that pose a threat to water quality and fisheries along
the Columbia River’s productive Hanford Reach.
"Last Congress we hit a roadblock and no agreement was struck on
how best to protect the lands surrounding the Hanford Reach — including
the White Bluffs and Wahluke Slope," said Rep. Doc Hastings. "If
we know these lands are sloughing into the river, common sense tells …