Despite an ongoing debate about management structure, the Northwest
Power Planning Council went ahead Wednesday with its plan to pursue funding
to develop a comprehensive framework it hopes will guide Columbia Basin
fish and wildlife recovery efforts.
The letter signed by Chairman John N. Etchart asks that the Bonneville
Power Administration allocate $894,500 from the fiscal year 1998 direct
Fish and Wildlife Program budget for phase 1 of the project. Initial costs
would include the …