Legislative Council on River Governance



Boardman, Oregon
October 3-4, 2013

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Thursday Afternoon Presentations with Audio


Friday Presentation with Audio


Update on the Columbia River Treaty Negotiations between U.S. and Canada:
  • Kathy Eichenberger, Executive Director, Columbia River Treaty Review Team, Government of British Columbia
Columbia River Treaty
  • Steve Oliver, Bonneville Power Administration, U.S. Entity Coordinator, Columbia River Treaty

  • Matt Rea, Army Corps of Engineers

Draft Regional Recomendation

Consumer-Owned Utilities’ Perspective
  • Brandon Hignite, Power Analyst, Central Lincoln PUD

The CRT: Consumer-Owned Utilities’ Perspective

Hanford Nuclear Site cleanup and potential impacts to the Columbia River
  • Ken Niles, Administrator, Nuclear Safety and Energy Emergency Preparedness Division, Oregon Department of Energy

America’s Nuclear Weapons Legacy: the Columbia River at Risk


Perspectives of the First Nations

  • Paul Lumley, Executive Director, Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission

Columbia River Treaty and Fish Passage

Irrigation on the Columbia River and the Treaty

  • J.R. Cook, Executive Director, Northeast Oregon Water Association

Agirculture in the Columbia River Basin


  • Representative Cliff Bentz, Oregon House of Representatives

SB 839: Storing More Water

Update on Salmon Predation
  • Paul Lumley, Executive Director, Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission

Predation Challenges Faced By Columbia River Salmon


For a list of current members click here.