If continued prototype testing — and the eventual installation — of
extended length screens at John Day Dam climbs the list of mainstem capital
projects proposed for funding, the effort won’t get the endorsement of
the Northwest Power Planning Council.
The Council’s Fish and Wildlife Committee on Monday advised senior hydrologist
Jim Ruff to "stay the course" during deliberations on project
rankings. Ruff is also co-chair of the multi-agency System Configuration