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Latest CBB News > Archives > April 18, 2008
April 18, 2008

JUDGE: HARM TO SALMON JUSTIFIES COLUMBIA RIVER SEA LION REMOVAL
Posted on Friday, April 25, 2008 (PST)
A federal judge on Wednesday denied an attempt to block the planned removal, by lethal means or otherwise, of California sea lions feasting on protected salmon in the waters below the Columbia River's Bonneville Dam. Read More...  

TWO NW LAWMAKERS WANT QUICK ACTION ON SEA LION/SALMON BILL
Posted on Friday, April 25, 2008 (PST)
Motivated by ongoing litigation, two Washington congressmen have stepped up their effort to streamline Marine Mammal Protection Act processes for allowing the removal of sea lions that prey on federally protected salmon runs. Read More...  

COUNCIL HEARS PRESENTATIONS ON PROPOSED F&W PROGRAM AMENDMENTS
Posted on Friday, April 25, 2008 (PST)
The Northwest Power and Conservation Council this week began discussing how it will handle a flood of recommendations for amending its Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program. Read More...  

'SPECTACULAR' CATCH RATE CLOSES SPORT FISHING BELOW BONNEVILLE DAM
Posted on Friday, April 25, 2008 (PST)
Greater than anticipated success and effort by sport anglers has resulted in early closure -- at the end of the day Sunday -- of the sport fishing season for spring chinook salmon on the Columbia River mainstem between Portland and Bonneville Dam. Read More...  

GUIDELINES ASSESS CONTAMINATION RISK ON TRIBAL LANDS; INCLUDES FISH CONSUMPTION
Posted on Friday, April 25, 2008 (PST)
Scientists from tribal governments and Oregon State University have developed new guidelines for evaluating health risks stemming from contamination of native lands. Read More...  

 

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