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Latest CBB News > Archives > Feb. 15, 2002
Feb. 15, 2002

1. NMFS AGREES DE-LISTING PETITIONS MAY HAVE MERIT
Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2003 (PST)
The National Marine Fisheries Service this week officially concluded
that five of six delisting petitions it received last year contain
"substantial scientific and commercial information to suggest" that 14
of the 15 Pacific salmon and steelhead stocks addressed in the petitions
could warrant removal from the Endangered Species list
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2. CBB Q&A WITH BOB LOHN, NMFS REGIONAL ADMINISTRATOR
Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2003 (PST)
One of the most notable hot seats for federal officials in the Pacific
Northwest has only gotten hotter since Bob Lohn took over in September
as regional administrator for the National Marine Fisheries Service.
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3. LONE GRAY WOLF WANDERS INTO WASHINGTON
Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2003 (PST)
The first gray wolf confirmed in Washington state in decades is feasting
on local wildlife and still playing the lone wolf as the traditional
mating period, which ironically begins around Valentine's Day,
approaches.
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4. WOLF INFO GROUP PREPARES FOR OREGON WOLF ISSUES
Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2003 (PST)
There is little doubt among federal and tribal experts, as well as
environmentalists, that gray wolves have roamed west into Oregon, where
they say a plan is needed to manage inevitable depredation.
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5. ODFW SLOWS PROCESS TO REVISE WILD FISH POLICIES
Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2003 (PST)
Public comment at the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission meeting last
Friday (Feb. 8) made it clear that the department's proposed Native Fish
Conservation and Hatchery Management policies are not yet ready for
prime time.
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6. WASHINGTON IRRIGATORS WIN WATER RIGHTS SUIT
Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2003 (PST)
A Benton County judge in Washington ruled in favor of eastern Washington
irrigators in late January when he prohibited the state's Department of
Ecology from using water flow limits in the National Marine Fisheries
Service's biological opinion as the standard by which the state
restricts water rights.
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