Northwest Power and Conservation Council

Biologists Say Sea Lions are Eating Too Many Salmon

Sep 12, 2017
L.A. Times

Biologists from Washington and Oregon today (Tuesday) gave a sobering assessment of the fate of salmon species that are being devoured in large numbers by California sea lions. The report came Tuesday at a meeting of the Northwest Power and Conservation Council in Spokane.

President Trump’s proposed budget includes a provision that would have a major impact on the Northwest electricity industry. The idea is the federal government would sell many of the Northwest electric transmission assets to private industry. That includes those huge metal towers you see from the highway and all the lines that connect them.