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Latest CBB News > Archives > Jan. 7, 2000
Jan. 7, 2000

1. NMFS RELEASES DRAFT INTERIM BIOP FOR POWER SYSTEM
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
The National Marine Fisheries Service has released a draft of a
supplemental biological opinion on operation of the Columbia River
federal power system to federal and state agencies, along with tribes,
for quick review. It hopes to complete the BiOp by the spring 2000
juvenile migration.
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2. NEW REPORT SAYS "INVEST IN SALMON"
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
The long-term benefits produced by recovering salmon populations
outweigh the short-term economic gains produced by logging the fish's
habitat, according to a new report previewed Wednesday for Oregon's
Board of Forestry.
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3. GOVERNANCE PLAN LOSES LOCKE'S SUPPORT
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
Washington's Gov. Gary Locke will not be in lock step with his peers
from Idaho, Montana and Oregon in their efforts to claim more regional
clout in fish and wildlife recovery planning decisions.
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4. PAPERS PROFILE FISH POLICY CONUNDRUM
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
Basing the region's salmon recovery efforts on "the best available
science," -- a phrase included in nearly every salmon-related state,
federal or tribal document these days -- is easier said than done,
according to a federal researcher.
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5. PGE, TRIBES TO CO-OWN DESCHUTES DAMS
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
Co-ownership of two lower Deschutes River hydroelectric dams will settle
a long-standing dispute between Portland General Electric and the Warm
Springs Tribes about who should be licensed to operate the dams. The
settlement had been in the works since the spring of 1999.
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6. NMFS ISSUES UPPER SNAKE BIOP ON FLOWS
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
A supplemental biological opinion completed last month blesses a plan to
continue federal operations which times the release of 427,000 acre feet
of reservoir water in Idaho to coincide, primarily, with the migration
of Snake River fall chinook salmon listed Endangered Species Act.
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