PORTLAND, ORE. — GEI Consultants, Inc. was selected by PPL Montana to provide ecological engineering services for the construction of the first full-height fish passage ladder in the United States. This $7 million project, which is being constructed specifically to provide over-dam passage for the bull trout, is located at the Thompson Falls Hydroelectric Plant in Thompson Falls, Mont. The bull trout is classified as a “threatened” species, likely to become endangered in the foreseeable future.  Read more at CENEWS.com.