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TNT: Backup of salmon highlights river management dispute

From the Tacoma News Tribune:

The presence of huge numbers of pinks has renewed a protracted dispute among the agencies and interests who control the river’s flow and the fish that inhabit it.

“They’ve got a fixed amount of energy and they’re just wasting it beating themselves against the dam,” said fish biologist Russ Ladley, the Puyallup Tribe’s resource protection manager.

He and other tribal