As expected, reaction to the National Marine Fisheries Services "Assessment
of Lower Snake River Hydrosystem Alternatives on Survival and Recovery
of Snake River Salmonids" ranged from kudos to NMFS for stressing
scientific uncertainties to dismay over any suggestions that decisions
should be delayed.
"More than anything, this report tells me that we still don’t know
if dam breaching would have any impact on restoring Snake River salmon
runs — it’s a long shot," …