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Latest CBB News > Archives > January 30, 2009
January 30, 2009

Fall Chinook Redd Counts Above Lower Granite Highest Since Surveys Began In 1988
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2009 (PST)
A modern-day record total of 3,322 fall chinook salmon redds were observed during 2008 late fall-early winter surveys in the Snake River basin. Read More...  

Judge Denies Stay Request To Halt Lethal Sea Lion Removal Below Bonneville Dam
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2009 (PST)
A federal court judge on Thursday denied a request that he put on hold state plans to begin in March trapping and removing salmon-eating California sea lions from below the Columbia River's Bonneville Dam. Read More...  

Washington, Oregon Remain In Policy Standoff Over Spring Chinook Harvest Allocation
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2009 (PST)
One Columbia River mainstem rite of spring -- the spring chinook salmon return -- has yet to begin.


Another -- the fight over spring chinook harvests -- started early and continues.
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Wash. Salmon Recovery Board Approves $19.8 Million In Grants Across The State
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2009 (PST)
Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire last month announced that more than $19.8 million in grants have been awarded for projects across the state to protect and restore salmon populations. Read More...  

Western Governors Outline Actions, Policies For Expanding Regional Transmission
Posted on Saturday, August 15, 2009 (PST)
Western governors are urging congressional leaders and the administration to work with states and the private sector as they develop plans for expanding transmission lines to reach geographically constrained, low-carbon resources at the least cost possible and with minimal environmental impacts. Read More...  

NOAA Study: Climate Change From Carbon Dioxide Increase Largely Irreversible
Posted on Saturday, August 15, 2009 (PST)
A new scientific study led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reaches a powerful conclusion about the climate change caused by future increases of carbon dioxide: to a large extent, there's no going back. Read More...  

NOAA Study: Climate Change From Carbon Dioxide Increase Largely Irreversible
Posted on Saturday, August 15, 2009 (PST)
A new scientific study led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reaches a powerful conclusion about the climate change caused by future increases of carbon dioxide: to a large extent, there's no going back. Read More...  

Grant PUD Moves Forward On New Turbines For Wanapum Dam
Posted on Saturday, August 15, 2009 (PST)
Beginning in 2010, Grant PUD will produce more hydropower out of Wanapum Dam as generator upgrades get under way. Read More...  

Climate Change's Impacts On Invasive Plants In Western U.S. May Create Restoration Opportunities
Posted on Saturday, August 15, 2009 (PST)
A new study by researchers at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs has found that global climate change may lead to the retreat of some invasive plant species in the western United States, which could create unprecedented ecological restoration opportunities across millions of acres throughout America. Read More...  

Northeast Oregon May Have Best Fishing Opportunity For Spring Chinook In Years
Posted on Saturday, August 15, 2009 (PST)
Columbia River fisheries managers are projecting a large return of spring chinook salmon to northeast Oregon streams in 2009, and anglers should experience the best opportunity to catch a spring chinook from the Imnaha and Wallowa rivers in many years. Read More...  
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