With no member from the Northwest offering amendments, the U.S. House
of Representatives Monday approved a $21 billion energy and water appropriations
bill which guts the Army Corps of Engineers’ proposed $117 million Columbia
River Fish Mitigation Program.
Rather than fighting to restore funding on the House floor, 12 members
of Northwest delegation have pinned their hopes on the outcome of a House-Senate
conference committee on energy and water appropriations.
In a letter to …