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The Secret is No Secret

The fact that confidential mediation sessions concerning the future of the four Lower Snake River dams are occurring is no secret. According to the American Bar Association confidentiality is at the heart of a mediation session to facilitate open communication and promote settlement. The parties must be assured that they can share sensitive so their true needs and interests may be met. The fact that meetings are being held is public knowledge, not a secret.

The reason for the mediation sessions is to reach a settlement of litigation between restoration of salmon and steelhead and the operation...


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