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Latest CBB News > Archives > March 10, 2000
March 10, 2000

1. FEDS HEAR ALASKA FISHERMEN'S CALL FOR BREACHING
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
Fishermen in Southeast Alaska have finally found unity on a salmon
management issue, thanks to federal consideration of Alaska harvest
cutbacks in order to restore chinook runs in the Snake River.
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2. BREACHING, FLOW AUG AIRED AT IDAHO FALLS
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
Like most farmers, Jerry Scheid grew up in an era when people thought
dams could do no wrong.
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3. TESTS SHOW TURBINE SURVIVAL BENEFITS
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
Juvenile salmon and steelhead passed through Bonneville Dam's No. 1
powerhouse fared better when encountering a newly designed turbine than
they did when passing through traditional turbines, according to results
from a recently completed $2.5 million biological study.
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4. NMFS BIOP SETS ESA HARVEST RATE FOR MAINSTEM
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
The National Marine Fisheries Service reviewed the impacts of proposed
tribal and state harvests of salmon on the mainstem Columbia River and
concluded that a 9 percent harvest rate of the most critical salmon
stocks would be appropriate to avoid jeopardy.
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5. ESA CONCERNS CLOSE COLUMBIA FISHERY
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
Late-arriving sanctions driven by the federal Endangered Species Act
forced Lower Columbia gill-netters off the river last week and
threatened to dock sport fishers aiming at Willamette River spring
chinook.
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6. PORT PROPOSES TAKEOVER OF WILLAMETTE CLEANUP
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
The Port of Portland proposed this week to take over cleanup efforts in
the lower 5.5 miles of the Willamette River from Swan Island to the
river's confluence with the Columbia River to avoid an imminent
Superfund listing.
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7. GORTON INTRODUCES YAKIMA EXCHANGE PROPOSAL
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
A Northwest senator is seeking a federal feasibility study of pumping
irrigation water from the Columbia River in exchange for reducing
diversions from the Yakima River.
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8. KITZHABER MEETS WITH EASTERN OREGON CONSTITUENTS
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber on Thursday met with Eastern Oregon
constituents for the first time since he publicly supported breaching
the four lower Snake River dams as a viable option for salmon recovery.
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9. AMERICAN RIVERS DECLARES SNAKE MOST ENDANGERED
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
In an effort to drum up more public support for breaching federal dams
to "halt salmon extinction," a national conservation group has declared
the lower Snake River its most endangered river for the second year.
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10. MANIPULATING FLATHEAD LAKE FOOD WEB DISCUSSED
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
Jack Stanford has a bit of advice for a committee that will be pondering
ways to improve management of Flathead Lake and its fisheries: Be
careful.
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