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Latest CBB News > Archives > April 20, 2001
April 20, 2001

1. ISAB WARNS AGAINST OVERZEALOUS SUPPLEMENTATION
Posted on Wednesday, September 03, 2003 (PST)
An independent scientific panel has advised regional fisheries managers
to proceed cautiously as they decide what to do with an expected tidal
wave of upriver spring chinook salmon arriving at Columbia and Snake
river hatcheries during the next few months.
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2. SPRING CHINOOK FORECAST JUMPS TO RECORD 440,000
Posted on Wednesday, September 03, 2003 (PST)
Using what they say is a "conservative estimate," state, tribal and
federal officials have pushed upwards the forecast for what was already
predicted to be a record return of upriver spring chinook salmon to the
Columbia River.

A calculation made Thursday, taking into account fish tallies to-date,
estimates that 433,000 upriver chinook adults will turn into the
Columbia this spring.
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3. BUSH BUDGET STATUS QUO FOR NMFS, BOOSTS OTHERS
Posted on Wednesday, September 03, 2003 (PST)
President George Bush's first budget maintains current funding levels
for Pacific salmon recovery programs, but they are more than $400
million below the amount estimated to be needed to implement the
Columbia Basin salmon recovery plan.

In February, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber asked Bush administration
officials for an increase of $566 million - $438 million in FY02 and
$128 million as a supplemental add-on in FY01.
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3. BUSH BUDGET STATUS QUO FOR NMFS, BOOSTS OTHERS
Posted on Wednesday, September 03, 2003 (PST)
President George Bush's first budget maintains current funding levels
for Pacific salmon recovery programs, but they are more than $400
million below the amount estimated to be needed to implement the
Columbia Basin salmon recovery plan.

In February, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber asked Bush administration
officials for an increase of $566 million - $438 million in FY02 and
$128 million as a supplemental add-on in FY01.
Read More...  

3. BUSH BUDGET STATUS QUO FOR NMFS, BOOSTS OTHERS
Posted on Wednesday, September 03, 2003 (PST)
President George Bush's first budget maintains current funding levels
for Pacific salmon recovery programs, but they are more than $400
million below the amount estimated to be needed to implement the
Columbia Basin salmon recovery plan.

In February, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber asked Bush administration
officials for an increase of $566 million - $438 million in FY02 and
$128 million as a supplemental add-on in FY01.
Read More...  

4. GROUPS THREATEN LAWSUIT OVER HYDRO OPERATIONS PLAN
Posted on Wednesday, September 03, 2003 (PST)
A coalition of fishing and conservation groups on Thursday gave notice of their intent to file a series of lawsuits unless the federal agencies act immediately wring water from the upper Snake River to help migrating salmon in what is shaping up to be a drought year. Read More...  

5. BPA TO STUDY COMPLETING HANFORD NUCLEAR PLANT
Posted on Wednesday, September 03, 2003 (PST)
It's a "long shot," but Bonneville Power Administration and Energy
Northwest have agreed to study the feasibility of completing
construction on a Hanford nuclear plant that was mothballed in the
1980s.

The study, which could take up to five months to complete and cost as
much as $1 million, will be conducted at the request of Congressmen Doc
Hastings and George Nethercutt, both Washington Republicans.
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