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Latest CBB News > Archives > Jan. 5, 2001
Jan. 5, 2001

1. COLUMBIA BASIN STARTS YEAR WITH LOW SNOWPACK
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2003 (PST)
An atypically dry start to the winter season means that without a big
mid-winter outpouring Columbia-Snake river fish managers and hydro
operators could next spring and summer face serious dilemmas about how
to mete out a limited water supply.
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2. LOCKE PROPOSES BUDGET FOR SALMON RECOVERY
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2003 (PST)
At the same time he released a "State of the Salmon" report, Washington
Gov. Gary Locke proposed to the state Legislature that $212 million in
state and federal money be spent over the next two fiscal years to help
pay for the state's salmon restoration activities. That is about $30
million less than was spent over the previous two years.
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3. OREGON PROPOSES INCREASES FOR FISH RESTORATION
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2003 (PST)
The size of the budget for programs that support Oregon's Plan for
Salmon and Watersheds may rise by $8 million over the next two years if
the state's Legislature approves Gov. John Kitzhaber's budget proposal.

The proposed budget increase comes after a decade of economic growth in
the state, but at a time when the rise in tax revenue is expected to
slow ...
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4. CBB INTERVIEW: IDAHO'S MADDOCK LEAVES POWER COUNCIL
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2003 (PST)
With the major task of revamping of the Columbia Basin fish and wildlife
program well under way, and his 65th birthday fast approaching, Idaho's
Todd Maddock in early December decided the time was right to step down
from his position as a member of the Northwest Power Planning Council.
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5. KEMPTHORNE NAMES NEW NWPPC IDAHO REP
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2003 (PST)
Idaho Gov. Dirk Kempthorne recently named Idaho State Rep. Jim Kempton
(R-Albion) to the Northwest Power Planning Council. Kempton replaces
Todd Maddock of Lewiston, who is retiring.
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6. HIGH PRIORITY SOLICITATION GETS BIG RESPONSE
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2003 (PST)
A Northwest Power Planning Council "high priority project" solicitation
intended to "identify immediate actions that will assist Endangered
Species Act-listed anadromous fish" in the Columbia Basin has drawn a
considerable response.
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7. PANEL URGES 'OVERARCHING' OREGON HATCHERY POLICY
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2003 (PST)
A draft scientific review of Oregon hatcheries urges a shift from what
it calls largely site-specific management to a more coordinated approach
that takes into account hatchery effects on other, particularly wild,
species and better blends with habitat/harvest decision making.
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