Federal and state salmon managers have requested Columbia River operations
in September that would continue to aid juvenile and adult fish migrations.
Hydro operators say they are not obligated past Aug.31 to meet these requests.
The salmon managers presented System Operational Request (SOR) 98-34
to a Sept. 2 meeting of the National Marine Fisheries Service’s interagency
Technical Management Team (TMT). The TMT’s last official meeting was Aug.
26; members agreed, however, to meet …