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Latest CBB News > Archives > April 26, 2002
April 26, 2002

1. GROUPS WANT ONLY 'WILD' WEST COAST SALMON LISTED
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2003 (PST)
Only the "wild, naturally producing" fish among 15 West Coast salmon and steelhead stocks should be listed under the Endangered Species Act, according to petitions sent Thursday to the National Marine Fisheries Service by a group of 17 national, regional and local conservation groups. Read More...  

2. FISH COUNT DOWN; SPORT FISHERY DRAWS TO CLOSE
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2003 (PST)
Sport fishers hopeful that their pursuit of spring chinook salmon would stretch into May have been cut short as run estimates are revised downward -- from 333,700 adult returns to 238,000 -- and thus reducing the number of hatchery salmon that can be taken within limits established to protect wild fish. Read More...  

3. PROPOSED DESCHUTES WATER RULES WORRY RESIDENTS
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2003 (PST)
A state proposal to mitigate for taking a limited amount of groundwater -- coupled with a recently completed but not fully reviewed study that links groundwater removal with river flows in the middle-Deschutes River basin -- has Central Oregon residents worried. Read More...  

4. TRIBAL FISHERS BEGIN 'OVER-THE-BANK' CHINOOK SALES
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2003 (PST)
The public will have its first opportunity of 2002 to purchase fresh salmon along the banks of the Columbia River when the spring chinook catch of tribal commercial fishers is offered. Read More...  

5. SENATE ENERGY BILL INCLUDES HYDRO RELICENSE CHANGE
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2003 (PST)
The Senate on Thursday passed a sweeping energy bill that would allow owners of non-federal hydroelectric dams to change new fishway requirements if they showed they could meet environmental standards in less costly ways or benefit power production. Read More...  

 

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