The legacy of attempts to ease salmon passage through Columbia-Snake
river dams is limited short-term successes and long-term (at least to-date)
failure, according to a scientific panel assigned to review the Corps of
Engineers’ mainstem fish mitigation program.
The panel is recommending a more biologically-driven approach in further
planning of mainstem dam passage improvements.
The Northwest Power Planning Council was directed by Congress in the
conference report for 1998 Energy and