One certainty faces those setting the agenda for the 1999 Columbia River
mainstem capital construction program aimed at salmon recovery — some
of the desired projects will go unfunded.
The multi-agency System Configuration Team is charged with ranking those
projects, with the highest ranking going to those considered most critical
to restoring Basin salmon and steelhead species.
But members of a House-Senate conference committee this month are wrangling
over the amount that will …