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Latest CBB News > Archives > Jan 30, 2004
Jan 30, 2004

BASIN HATCHERY EVALUATION ATTRACTS MIXED COMMENTS
Posted on Thursday, January 29, 2004 (PST)
With the comment period over, a draft Artificial Production Review and Evaluation of some 3000 Columbia River basin programs moves on to a new phase -- the development of an issue paper that will likely include recommendations on needed reforms to the system. Read More...  

COUNCIL DISCUSSES OPTIONS FOR FISH AND WILDLIFE PROGRAM BUDGET ISSUES
Posted on Wednesday, January 28, 2004 (PST)
The Northwest Power and Planning Council continued to ponder potential courses of action to remedy a fish and wildlife program that is struggling to match expenses with available funds. Read More...  

STATES, TRIBES PROPOSE BIOP SCIENCE COLLABORATION PROCESS
Posted on Wednesday, January 28, 2004 (PST)
States and tribes this week sent a letter to the federal government suggesting a “collaborative scientific process” as part of the writing of a new NOAA Fisheries’ biological opinion for the federal Columbia River power system. Read More...  

SUPREME COURT PETITIONED TO HEAR METHOW WATER RIGHTS ISSUE
Posted on Wednesday, January 28, 2004 (PST)
The U.S. Supreme Court was sent a request Tuesday to review a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision that a group of Washington farmers say could dramatically affect water rights throughout the West. Read More...  

REVIEW ON OCEAN HEALTH SENT TO GOVERNORS, CONGRESS
Posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2004 (PST)
The Marine Fish Conservation Network sent this week to governors of coastal states and members of Congress a review of the most recent scientific findings on the health of America's oceans.

The review can be found at www.conservefish.org
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SECRETARY NORTON ANNOUNCES $14 MILLION IN USFWS GRANTS FOR TRIBES
Posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2004 (PST)
Interior Secretary Gale Norton today announced that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is awarding 79 grants, totaling nearly $14 million, to help 60 federally recognized Indian tribes conserve and recover endangered, threatened and at-risk species and other wildlife on tribal lands.

Northwest tribes were awarded nearly $2 million in grants.
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TOP BUSH OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE PACIFIC SALMON FUND INCREASE AT BONNEVILLE DAM GATHERING
Posted on Monday, January 26, 2004 (PST)
Citing the need to capitalize on the good fortune provided by the Pacific Ocean, administration officials say President Bush will purse increased funding in fiscal 2005 for a program that stresses partnerships at the local level to do good works for Columbia River basin salmon habitat. Read More...  

IDAHO’S DANIELSON RE-ELECTED NPCC CHAIR; OREGON’S EDEN NEW VICE-CHAIR
Posted on Monday, January 26, 2004 (PST)
Judi Danielson, an Idaho member of the Northwest Power and
Conservation Council, has been re-elected chair of the four-state compact.
Melinda Eden, an Oregon member of the Council, was elected vice chair. Both
terms are for one calendar year.
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FERC VOTES UNANIMOUSLY TO CLEAR BPA OF ANY MARKET MANIPULATION CHARGES
Posted on Monday, January 26, 2004 (PST)
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission last week voted unanimously to clear the Bonneville Power Administration of any allegations of market manipulation during the 2001 West Coast energy crisis. Read More...  

WASHINGTON BIOLOGISTS SEEK CLUES TO MOUNTAIN GOAT DECLINES IN CASCADES
Posted on Monday, January 26, 2004 (PST)
Wildlife biologists are scaling remote areas of the Cascade mountains to determine why Washington's population of mountain goats is declining.

The mountain goat research project is detailed with color photos in an updated version of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife's online Fish and Wildlife Science magazine on the department's website at http://wdfw.wa.gov/science/index.html
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