Salmon: Can a new plan save the fish?

 

The key question in 1992 is whether pro-fish political forces, with the aid of the Endangered Species Act, can change dam operations fast enough, and significantly enough, to save the salmon. Some 95 percent of the juvenile salmon are killed by the dams and reservoirs, but so far, the agencies charged with operating the world's largest hydroelectric system have failed to reverse the decline. Download entire issue to view this article: http://www.hcn.org/issues/24.4/download-entire-issue