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Latest CBB News > Archives > April 27, 2001
April 27, 2001

1. FEDERAL EXECS CONSIDER SPILL, DELAY OPERATIONS PLAN
Posted on Wednesday, September 03, 2003 (PST)
Federal agency executives today said a final operations plan that will be used by in-season managers to guide river operations this spring and summer will not be ready until May 17, but that they will consider some critical fish operations by as early as this coming week.

The discussion took place today at a joint meeting of the federal executives who manage Columbia River operations, along with representatives of the four Northwest states and Northwest tribes in Portland.
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2. COUNCIL URGES FULL TRANSPORTATION OPTION, LIMITED SPILL
Posted on Wednesday, September 03, 2003 (PST)
The Northwest Power Planning Council on Thursday advised federal Columbia River hydrosystem operators to maximize barge transportation as a means of getting migrating salmon past dams, and weigh carefully the use of any spill passage regimes that would take away from the system's ability to power the region through the summer, fall and winter. Read More...  

2. COUNCIL URGES FULL TRANSPORTATION OPTION, LIMITED SPILL
Posted on Wednesday, September 03, 2003 (PST)
The Northwest Power Planning Council on Thursday advised federal Columbia River hydrosystem operators to maximize barge transportation as a means of getting migrating salmon past dams, and weigh carefully the use of any spill passage regimes that would take away from the system's ability to power the region through the summer, fall and winter. Read More...  

3. KITZHABER: NWPPC, FED PLANS GIVE FISH SHORT SHRIFT
Posted on Wednesday, September 03, 2003 (PST)
Oregon's governor said Wednesday that evolving Northwest hydrosystem operations proposals would, in large part, leave salmon and steelhead populations high and dry this spring and summer during what is expected to be one of the worst water years on record. Read More...  

3. KITZHABER: NWPPC, FED PLANS GIVE FISH SHORT SHRIFT
Posted on Wednesday, September 03, 2003 (PST)
Oregon's governor said Wednesday that evolving Northwest hydrosystem operations proposals would, in large part, leave salmon and steelhead populations high and dry this spring and summer during what is expected to be one of the worst water years on record. Read More...  

3. KITZHABER: NWPPC, FED PLANS GIVE FISH SHORT SHRIFT
Posted on Wednesday, September 03, 2003 (PST)
Oregon's governor said Wednesday that evolving Northwest hydrosystem operations proposals would, in large part, leave salmon and steelhead populations high and dry this spring and summer during what is expected to be one of the worst water years on record. Read More...  

4. TRIBES ASK FOR BETTER BALANCE BETWEEN FISH, POWER
Posted on Wednesday, September 03, 2003 (PST)
Northwest tribes asked the Northwest Power Planning Council to do a better job of balancing the interests of fish with power, which it is required to do by the 1980 Northwest Power Act. Read More...  

5. SPORT, TRIBAL ANGLERS CHASE RECORD CHINOOK RUN
Posted on Wednesday, September 03, 2003 (PST)
For the first time since the late 1960s, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will open fishing for hatchery spring chinook salmon on the Snake River in southeast Washington, taking advantage of a predicted record upriver run bound for hatcheries and tributary spawning grounds. Read More...  

 

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