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Latest CBB News > Archives > Feb. 18, 2000
Feb. 18, 2000

1. KITZHABER FAVORS DAM BREACHING OPTION
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
A comprehensive Columbia Basin fish and wildlife recovery plan that
includes the breaching of the four lower Snake River dams is Oregon Gov.
John Kitzhaber's preferred option, according to notes from a speech he
was expected to deliver today in Eugene to the American Fisheries
Society.
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2. DAM BREACHING OPPONENTS PACK PASCO HEARING
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
Opponents of dam breaching, accusing federal officials of threatening
their livelihoods and Indians of overharvesting, came out in force
Thursday at an emotionally charged federal hearing in Pasco.
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3. BREACHING ADVOCATES DOMINATE ASTORIA HEARING
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
Federal officials were bombarded Tuesday with comments from tribal,
sport and commercial fishers who said their communities and cultures had
been plundered by hydrosystem development aimed at benefiting upstream
interests and by salmon recovery plans that ignore the obvious --
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4. NMFS SUED OVER ESTUARY DREDGING BIOP
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
Environmental groups and commercial fishermen filed suit this week
against the National Marine Fisheries Service saying the agency's
biological opinion of a project to deepen the Columbia
River shipping channel lacked scientific foundation and will harm young salmon.
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5. JUDGE HEARS ARGUMENTS ON CLEAN WATER LAWSUIT
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
A yearlong lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Portland could decide in
the next month whether the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers must comply with
Clean Water Act standards when operating four lower Snake River dams.
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6. JOHN DAY DRAWDOWN STUDY GETS UMATILLA AIRING
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
Umatilla Mayor George Hash led the cheers Wednesday when the U.S. Army
Corps of Engineers shared its draft recommendation for no further study
and, consequently, no drawdown for the John Day Dam.
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