Faced with "crunch time," the Northwest Power Planning Council
on Tuesday agreed to ask the Bonneville Power Administration to bridge
a funding gap in the Multi-Species Framework development project.
The Council had been hoping that other federal agencies would fill that
But the Council decided to ask BPA Administrator Judith Johansen for
$896,680 to complete the final phase of the project. The letter to Johansen
emphasizes that Council will continue efforts to gain …