Another new scientific review process for Columbia Basin salmon recovery
is about to be launched.
Included in the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill is
"report language" which calls for the Independent Scientific
Review Panel (ISRP) to evaluate the scientific soundness of "Columbia
Basin fish and wildlife projects, programs, or measures proposed in a federal
agency budget to be reimbursed by the Bonneville Power Administration."
The ISRP review …