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Latest CBB News > Archives > Jan. 26, 2001
Jan. 26, 2001

1. FISH RESEARCHERS RECORD HIGH SPAWNING COUNTS
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2003 (PST)
A bountiful, by recent standards, return of spring chinook salmon last
year has translated into the top spawning count on record for one
unlisted Oregon run and generally improved returns for ESA listed fish
on which much of the Columbia Basin's recovery efforts are focused.
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2. TOP FEDS TAKE OVER COLUMBIA WATER MANAGEMENT
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2003 (PST)
As the Northwest power emergency continues, five federal agencies have
taken control of the federal hydroelectric system's in-season
management, a job that normally is the province of the Technical
Management Team.
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3. BONNEVILLE ANNOUNCES STEEP RATE INCREASES
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2003 (PST)
The Bonneville Power Administration is on a path to wholesale power rate
increases averaging 60 percent over the next five years unless the
region can identify and take actions to reduce power costs, BPA Acting
Administrator Steve Wright said Thursday.
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4. CRITFC TO INCREASE DIRECT CONTACTS WITH CONGRESS, FEDS
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2003 (PST)
The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission this year will increase
direct contacts with members of Congress and federal officials in
Washington, D.C., on salmon recovery funding and other issues, members
and staff said this week.
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5. EXPERIMENTAL LIVE CAPTURE FISHERY DECISION STALLED
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2003 (PST)
Columbia River Compact members balked Thursday at putting the financial
onus on commercial fishers for an experimental fishery intended to test
live capture methods that might increase harvest opportunities without
further imperiling ESA listed stocks.

The Compact, delegates representing the Oregon and Washington fish and
wildlife commissions and departments, is charged with setting mainstem
commercial fishing seasons.
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6. IDAHO FILES LAWSUIT TO STOP GRIZZLY REINTRODUCTION
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2003 (PST)
A federal plan to build the grizzly bear population in western Montana's
and central Idaho's Bitterroot Mountains from zero to 280 has drawn
legal fire from Idaho and its governor, Dirk Kempthorne, via a lawsuit
challenging federal authority to import bears and claiming such a
decision usurps state sovereignty.
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