I wish to add a bit of clarity to the article on Hanford Reach issues
in the Jan 11-15 issue of the CBB.
The third paragraph on the Hanford issue stated NMFS’ 1995 Biological
Opinion may be an impediment to developing a solution to the stranding
issue. The factor causing stranding is power peaking operations and associated
water level fluctuations in the mid-Columbia reach.
Provisions of the Opinion need to be considered in developing a solution
to this problem, but …