2. KITZHABER PROPOSES RIVER GOVERNANCE BODY

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber last week proposed a Columbia River governance
body that would oversee Northwest fish and wildlife recovery efforts, as
well as the power and transmission functions of the Bonneville Power Administration.
The governance body would replace the Northwest Power Planning Council,
established in 1981 by the Northwest Power Act. Kitzhabers plan calls
for the new body to include the four states, which is the make-up of the
Council now, and to add Northwest tribes …

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