The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission expressed to National
Marine Fisheries Service regional administrator Will Stelle its strong
opposition to the NMFS spill program specifically designed for a juvenile
survival study at The Dalles Dam.
"While we understand the purpose of reducing the spill is to conduct
a regionally contentious juvenile survival study, we believe that it is
unnecessarily risky to subject the entire 1999 spring and summer migrations
of listed and …