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Latest CBB News > Archives > April 7, 2000
April 7, 2000

1. JUDGE RULES CORPS MUST COMPLY WITH CWA
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers must comply with the Clean Water Act
when operating the four lower Snake River dams, U.S. District Court
Judge Helen Frye ruled recently.
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2. BABBITT: NO DAM DECISION ON MY WATCH
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
Secretary of Interior Bruce Babbitt this week said a regional Fish and
Wildlife Service official's comments in support of breaching four lower
Snake River dams does not reflect his views.
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3. TERN HARASSMENT TO BEGIN NEXT WEEK
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
Active harassment of what may be the largest colony of Caspian terns in
the world will begin next week in an attempt to move the birds closer to
feeding grounds where they will feast less on juvenile salmon and more
on other marine species.
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4. SCIENTISTS STRESS ACTION FOR LOOMING FISH EXTINCTIONS
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
Federal scientists conclude that drastic action must be taken soon to
head off extinction for Columbia Basin salmon runs in the worst shape,
and decision-makers must take that plunge without the certainty that
those actions will work.
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5. JOHANSEN: UNSPENT $180 MILLION NEEDS REGIONAL PLAN
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
The Bonneville Power Administration's top official admitted Tuesday that
ESA-spawned mandates may increase immediate Columbia Basin fish and
wildlife program needs, but she showed a reluctance to juggle funds from
one account to another to answer those needs.
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6. PORTLAND HARBOR HEADS FOR SUPERFUND LISTING
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 (PST)
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency asked Oregon Gov. John
Kitzhaber this week for his concurrence to list the Portland harbor as a Superfund site. The state missed its deadline last week to
get a state deferral and avoid the listing. More to follow.
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