By Sudhin Thanwala, Associated Press

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — Members of Congress and fishermen grilled federal and state officials on Saturday about efforts to restore California’s once-abundant salmon runs.

U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, who helped organize Saturday’s wild Pacific salmon summit, said she was alarmed by dwindling salmon populations and suggested more needed to be done to prevent their demise.

“We have evidence and science suggesting we’re losing the salmon run, and we’re not doing anything about it,” Speier told Federico Barajas, a representative of the federal Bureau of Reclamation.

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