More money flooded into the Columbia River Fish Mitigation Program this
week, but it did not buy consensus on 1999 Corps of Engineers construction
priorities at Columbia and Snake River dams.
The System Configuration Team on Wednesday did reach compromise in one
area, endorsing a modified proposal for further testing of extended length
screens at John Day Dam.
But the group composed of both state and federal officials was forced
to come back another day — Monday, Oct. 26 — to decide