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Latest CBB News > Archives > April 9, 2004
April 9, 2004

PARTIES SIGN NEW HANFORD REACH FALL CHINOOK PROTECTION PLAN
Posted on Friday, April 09, 2004 (PST)
Parties to a new Hanford Reach Fall Chinook Protection Program agreement completed signing off on the plan this week, three weeks after Grant County Public Utility District put the spring stranding portion of the plan into motion. Read More...  

COUNCIL DISCUSSES OFFSETS FOR SUMMER SPILL REDUCTION PLAN
Posted on Friday, April 09, 2004 (PST)
The Northwest Power and Conservation Council's fish and wildlife program will be boosted by $5 million in both fiscal 2005 and 2006 if a proposed hydrosystem spill reduction plan is implemented. Read More...  

CLIMATOGISTS BRIEF COUNCIL ON GLOBAL WARMING IMPACTS IN NW
Posted on Friday, April 09, 2004 (PST)
Scientific opinion is overwhelming that global warming is taking place and that its effects will leave the Columbia River basin's fish, farmers and hydro producers vulnerable, particularly in late summer, according to a University of Washington, and state of Washington, climatologist. Read More...  

RIVER MANAGERS DISCUSS POSSIBLE END TO LOWER SNAKE SPRING SPILL
Posted on Thursday, April 08, 2004 (PST)
With a plummeting water supply forecast in the Columbia and Snake river basins, the Bonneville Power Administration proposed Thursday (April 8) to Technical Management Team salmon managers to immediately shut down spring spill at lower Snake River dams. Read More...  

TO-DATE SPRING CHINOOK RETURNS TO BONNEVILLE DAM STILL LOW
Posted on Thursday, April 08, 2004 (PST)
Lower Columbia River commercial fisheries tightly restricted both in time and geography were approved Thursday by Oregon and Washington officials despite concerns about crowded fishing conditions and a certain wariness about the size of the spring chinook run. Read More...  

HOW TO MEASURE DISSOLVED GAS LEVELS AT BONNEVILLE DISCUSSED
Posted on Thursday, April 08, 2004 (PST)
A change proposed by salmon managers of where total dissolved gas (TDG) levels would be measured could change the amount of water voluntarily spilled at Bonneville Dam. Read More...  

PROPOSAL WOULD MAKE HYDROSYSTEM PART OF ENVIRONMENTAL ‘BASELINE’
Posted on Thursday, April 08, 2004 (PST)
The head of NOAA Fisheries' Northwest Salmon Recovery Division balked when asked to detail the proposal Wednesday but acknowledged that his agency might judge the effects of federal hydrosystem operations on salmon from a different vantage point than it has in the past -- one that considers the dams and reservoirs a part of the landscape or "environmental baseline." Read More...  

WHIRLING DISEASE PATHOGEN FOUND IN LOWER COLUMBIA RIVER BASIN
Posted on Tuesday, April 06, 2004 (PST)
The recent identification of the pathogen that causes whirling disease in a rainbow trout brought into Southwest Washington by a private landowner in Battleground (Clark County) highlights the importance of rules aimed at keeping diseased fish from being brought into the state, say Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife officials. Read More...  

REPORT: BULL TROUT HABITAT EFFORT COULD COST UP TO $300 MILLION
Posted on Tuesday, April 06, 2004 (PST)
A proposal to designate critical habitat for bull trout in the Columbia and Klamath river basins could carry economic impacts of $230 million to $300 million over the next 10 years, according to a draft economic analysis released this week by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Read More...  

 

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