For fish and wildlife recovery to succeed, the region needs to "bring
together in one place the accountability" for mitigation programs,
says Judi Johansen, the new administrator for the Bonneville Power Administration.
Not coincidentally, the power marketing agency also funds a huge percentage
those recovery efforts.
Johansen made her remarks Wednesday to the Northwest Power Planning
Council, which makes the final recommendations annually on how $127 million
in BPA funds