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Latest CBB News > Archives > April 12, 2002
April 12, 2002

1. NMFS OFFERS PRELIMINARY ESA DELISTING TARGETS
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2003 (PST)
The National Marine Fisheries Service has provided its Columbia River
Basin salmon recovery partners with a set of numerical targets to help
"size" the task at hand -- building fish populations to the point that
they can be removed from the Endangered Species list, and beyond.
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2. BIOP: UMATILLA IRRIGATION PROJECTS HARM STEELHEAD
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2003 (PST)
The National Marine Fisheries Service has released an early draft
biological opinion that identifies the Bureau of Reclamation's on-going
irrigation projects, started nearly a century ago, as harmful to
steelhead in the Umatilla River.
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3. FISH SPILL BEGINS AT LOWER COLUMBIA HYDRO PROJECTS
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2003 (PST)
The Technical Management Team extended spill this week to another lower
Snake River dam and also began spilling water at lower Columbia River
dams.
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4. PFMC, STATES AGREE ON OCEAN SALMON FISHING PLAN
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2003 (PST)
Salmon anglers along the Pacific coasts of Washington and northern
Oregon this year should be able to take advantage of a strong return of
Columbia River chinook salmon, but must ease off on the harvest of coho
salmon returning to the Columbia as compared to last year.
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5. 'GREEN SCISSORS' CRITICIZES BUSH BUDGET PLAN
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2003 (PST)
Several environmental and taxpayer groups this week said an increase in
federal borrowing by the Bonneville Power Administration should be
eliminated from next year's budget.
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6. IDAHO HABITAT AGREEMENT TO BENEFIT BULL TROUT
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2003 (PST)
Two Idaho landowners have agreed to work with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Service to restore habitat for the threatened bull trout and other
aquatic and riparian species in the Pahsimeroi River Basin, the federal
agency announced last week.
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