The Drawdown Regional Economic Workgroup is publicly holding to the
end-of-May deadline that it set in January to complete its draft economic
May, however, is well beyond DREW’s original goal of completing the
appendix by the end of 1998. The appendix outlines the economic impacts
on the region of removing four lower Snake River dams.
Many of the studies continue to be behind schedule, but Kirby Gilbert,
a consultant with Foster Wheeler, told workgroup members at …