<HTML> <HEAD> <TITLE>96 Funding for Dams Changes, WWC Staff, Wheat Life</TITLE> </HEAD> <body bgcolor="FFFFFF" text="000000" link="0000FF" vlink="FF0000" alink="0000FF"> <basefont face="Arial, Tahoma, Times New Roman" size="3" color="#000033"> <TABLE border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="0"> <TR align="left" valign="top"> <td><small> <A href="https://sgi25.netservers.net/bluefish.org/thefilm.htm">the film</A><br> <A href="forum.htm">forum</A><br> <A href="library.htm">library</A><br> <A href="tutorial.htm">tutorial</A><br> <A href="contact.htm">contact</A> </small></td> <TD> <A href="economic.htm"><img src="images/economic.gif" border="0" width="110" height="110" align="center" alt="Economic and dam related articles"></a> <TD> <CENTER><FONT FACE="Arial, Helvetica" COLOR="0000FF"> <strong><BIG><H2 align="center">Funding for Dams Changes</H2> </BIG></STRONG></FONT><FONT COLOR="FF0000">by WWC Staff <BR>Wheat Life, March 2006</FONT></CENTER> </TABLE> <HR> <P align="left"> The Pacific Northwest Waterways Association reports a change in the way dams are funded this year. In years past, Columbia River Fish Mitigation was a stand-alone project in the construction portion of the president's budget. This year it has been broken up and parts of it have been distributed over the eight navigation projects on the Columbia Snake River System. This makes the numbers associated with these projects look quite large. For example, in FY 2006 the Dalles Dam received a final appropriation of $3.8-million. For FY

Overall, funding levels for the Columbia Snake River System, Oregon coast, and Puget Sound are not as poor as they have been in years past, though deficiencies do remain.

<HR> <strong>WWC Staff</strong><br> <A href="http://www.wheatlifemagazine.com/0306/pg65_0306.pdf"> <I>Funding for Dams Changes</I></a><BR> <strong>Wheat Life</STRONG>, March 2006 <HR> <P align="center"><CENTER> <BIG><strong>See what you can learn</STRONG></BIG><P> <A href="topic.htm">learn more on topics covered in the film</A><BR> <A href="https://sgi25.netservers.net/bluefish.org/video.htm">see the video</A><BR> <A href="script.htm">read the script</A><BR> <A href="songs.htm">learn the songs</A><BR> <A href="forum.htm">discussion forum</A><BR> <IMG src="salmon_swimming_md_wht.gif" width=150 height=70 alt="salmon animation"> </CENTER> </basefont> </body> </HTML>