Friday, May 29, 2009

Administraiton officials visit PNW


Obama administration officials including NOAA administrator Jane Lubchenco and Nancy Sutley chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality have been touring the northwest for the last few days meeting with stake holders as they try to iron out details of the final BiOp set to be submitted to judge James Redden. In Portland they met with representatives from the four northwest states effected as well as the 8 Native Tribes in the Columbia Basin. Their visit also included stops in Seattle at the National Marine Fisheries Service NW headquarters to meet with scientists as well as a visit to Lower Monumental dam, one of four Lower Snake Dams. to see the full story check out the Columbia Basin Bulletin here, http://www.cbbulletin.com/338040.aspx

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