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Latest CBB News > Archives > Feb. 1, 2002
Feb. 1, 2002

1. BUREAU OF REC RELEASES KLAMATH PROJECTS ASSESSMENT
Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2003 (PST)
The Bureau of Reclamation released this week for review a draft
biological assessment of its Klamath projects in southern Oregon and
northern California that assumes irrigators will get nearly all the
water they need.
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2. FEDS' INTERNAL SALMON PLAN COST ESTIMATES RELEASED
Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2003 (PST)
Three Northwest environment groups on Thursday released an internal
cost estimate prepared by the National Marine Fisheries Service in
2000 that indicates the federal government is spending only half of
what is needed to implement the Columbia Basin salmon recovery plan.
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3. TANGLE NET FISHING EXPERIMENT TO BE EXPANDED
Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2003 (PST)
A commercial fishing method tested on 20 boats last year will be
employed later this month on a much grander scale -- potentially 200 or
more fishing boats -- on the mainstem Columbia River as spring chinook
salmon begin to appear on their way to hatcheries and spawning grounds.
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4. BPA SAYS ENRON BUST NOT AFFECTING FINANCES
Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2003 (PST)
So far, the Enron Corp. bankruptcy has not affected either the
Bonneville Power Administration's short-term finances or its
long-term contracts with the company, according to BPA officials.
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5. DRAFT FERC REPORT CALLS CONDIT REMOVAL BEST OPTION
Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2003 (PST)
A long-pondered settlement agreement calling for the removal of
southwest Washington's 125-foot-tall Condit Dam was called "the best and
most cost-effective means of removing the project facilities and
reservoir sediments," in a report issued Wednesday by Federal Energy
Regulatory Commission staff.
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6. ODFW'S DRAFT NATIVE FISH POLICY REPRESENTS DRAMATIC CHANGE
Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2003 (PST)
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has made minor changes to its
December draft Native Fish Conservation Policy and intends to present
the policy, along with initial draft rules, February 8 to the Oregon
Fish and Wildlife Commission and to push for initial rulemaking by
April.
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7. JANUARY STORMS PUSH UP BASIN SNOWPACK TOTALS
Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2003 (PST)
What a difference a year, or even a month, can make as the Columbia
Basin looks to Mother Nature for recovery from a drought-plagued 2001
when the second lowest runoff ever from the region's snowpacks made for
poor river conditions for fish, hampered hydropower production and
limited irrigation.
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