A decision to funnel an additional 1 million acre feet of water out
of the Snake River Basin would, if that scenario ever came to pass, have
to be accompanied by decisions about who exactly would feel the most pain.
"It became obvious very early. There isn’t a pain-free course,"
said Rich Rigby, activity manager for the Bureau of Reclamation’s "1
Million Acre Feet" study. He was asked to give an update on the study,
now in midstream, to the Northwest Power …