In an opinion piece published last week in The Seattle Times, the Clinton
Administration’s top environment official sharply criticized legislative
language crafted by Washington Republican Sen. Slade Gorton that would
limit the ability of federal agencies to modify the Columbia/Snake River
hydropower system without congressional authorization.
And this week, Gorton fired back with op-ed of this own, saying "no
one can tell whoppers like the Clinton Administration." Gorton, …