A Senate appropriations subpanel chairman said it will fund the Clinton
administration’s proposed Pacific Coast salmon restoration initiative despite
concerns that it might divert resources from New England fishery problems.
After a hearing on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s
budget on Friday, Chairman Judd Gregg, R-N.H., said he believes the commerce,
state, justice appropriations subcommittee will approve spending close
to the president’s $100 million proposal …