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Latest CBB News > Archives > Jan. 14, 2000
Jan. 14, 2000

1. EFFORT BEGINS TO AMEND REGIONAL FISH, WILDLIFE PLAN
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
The process of amending the Columbia Basin's $127 million regional fish
and wildlife program began Wednesday with a call for broad rules to live
by, not specific measures for managing fish and wildlife populations.
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2. GOVERNANCE TALKS CONTINUE DESPITE LOCKE HOLDOUT
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
Despite a stand-offish policy stance reiterated this week by Washington
Gov. Gary Locke, the governors of Oregon, Idaho and Montana decided
Thursday to forge ahead with a plan to bring the region more authority
in fish and wildlife recovery decision-making.
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3. MONTANA TEMPORARILY NIXES BASIN FORUM
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
The Columbia Basin Forum will meet Jan. 19 without representation from
Montana. As it set an ambitious agenda, Stan Grace, who represents
Montana on both the Forum and on the Northwest Power Planning Council,
declined to attend, saying most of the issues are being debated in other
forums.
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4. NMFS COMMENCES 4(D) PUBLIC HEARINGS
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
About 30 people offered opinions Tuesday during the National Marine
Fisheries Service's first of 15 scheduled public hearings in the
Northwest to accept comments on its proposed "4(d) rules" for 14 species
of steelhead and salmon listed as threatened under the federal
Endangered Species Act.
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5. AGENCIES RELEASE HYDRO BIOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
Federal agencies operating dams in the Columbia River Basin released a
December assessment that dams adversely affect six species listed as endangered or threatened in 1999. They recommend a new Federal Columbia River Power System biological opinion.
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6. WASHINGTON'S CASSIDY PICKED TO LEAD NWPPC
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
Second-year Council member Larry Cassidy of Washington was elected
Wednesday as chairman of the Northwest Power Planning Council as it
prepares to reshape its Columbia Basin fish and wildlife program and
establish new procedures for allocating funding of fish and wildlife
restoration projects.
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