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ContributionsColumbia River System Operation Review (U.S.), United States. Bonneville Power Administration., United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. North Pacific Division., United States. Bureau of Reclamation. Pacific Northwest Region.
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PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The System Operation Review (SOR) addresses four actions: (1) the need to develop Columbia River System Operation Review book coordinated strategy for managing the multiple uses of the Federal Columbia River system (System Operating Strategy [SOS]); (2) the need to provide interested parties other than the management agencies with a long-term role in system planning (Forum); (3) the need.

thank those who reviewed the Columbia River System Operation Review (SOR) Draft ErS and appendices for their comments. Your comments have provided valuable public, agency. and UibaI input to the SOR NEPA process. Throughout the SOR, we have made a continuing effort to keep the public informed and involved.

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