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Latest CBB News > Archives > Feb. 25, 2000
Feb. 25, 2000

1. BOISE HEARING SHOWS SPLIT ON DAM BREACHING
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
Nearly all speakers at the Federal Caucus' "All-H" hearing in Boise
Wednesday were in favor of taking measures that would lead to salmon
recovery, but they were split as to how to proceed.
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2. KITZHABER CALLS FOR AGGRESSIVE ACTION
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
Breaching Four Lower Snake River dams is not the only way, but it's the
best way to start rebuilding threatened and endangered Columbia Basin
salmon and steelhead stocks, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber said last Friday
afternoon (Feb. 18).
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3. NW GOVERNORS STRESS NON-BREACHING PLAN
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber's demand for immediate salmon recovery action
startled some with its call for Lower Snake River Dam breaching, but
didn't immediately swing political momentum in his direction.
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4. GORTON TAKES AIM AT KITZHABER, McCAIN
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
U.S. Sen. Slade Gorton, R-Wash., criticized two presidential candidates
and Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber for supporting or refusing to rule out
the dam breaching option for Columbia-Snake salmon recovery.
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5. STUDY PREDICTS BREACHING IMPACTS ON OREGON
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
A study of impacts to Oregon transportation and farmers shows that there
is a significant domino effect from breaching four lower Snake River
dams in Washington that could cost the Columbia River barge industry in
Oregon between $4 million and $11 million annually.
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6. LAWSUIT SEEKS INCREASED FISH FLOWS
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
A coalition of conservation and fishing groups on Tuesday asked
Portland's U.S. District Court to order federal agencies to comply with
their own directives to provide Columbia Basin water flows to aid
migration of salmon and steelhead listed under the Endangered Species
Act.
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