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Latest CBB News > Archives > April 28, 2000
April 28, 2000

1. EPA GIVES CORPS' SNAKE RIVER EIS FAILING GRADE
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study of what to do with four lower Snake
River dams does not adequately address the water quality impacts of the
study's four alternatives, nor does it offer a strategy to comply with
water quality standards.
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2. HOUSE COMMITTEE TAKES FEDS TO TASK AT PASCO
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
Federal agencies' lack of progress in sorting out conflicting mandates,
and a meddlesome Clinton Administration, have brought into question the
agencies' ability to make sound salmon recovery decisions, according to
Northwest members of the U.S. House of Representatives Resources
committee.
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3. BREACHING IN OR OUT? NON-BREACHING PLAN ROLLS ON
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
Wide ranging suggestions on the near-term direction of Columbia Basin
salmon recovery efforts were offered Thursday by witnesses called to
testify at a U.S. House of Representatives Resources Committee hearing
in Pasco. All but a few said dam breaching should be dropped from
consideration.
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4. ECONOMIST URGES HARVEST, HATCHERY CHANGES
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
The smolt-to-adult return rate of Columbia Basin hatchery salmon and
steelhead have been declining during the 1990s, along with the adult
fish's value to fishers, according to natural resource economist Hans
Radtke.
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5. COLUMBIA BASN FORUM EYEBALLS HARVEST POLICIES
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
Harvest of salmon in the Columbia River is at the lowest allowed level
ever. Further changes to harvest rates would not add significantly to
salmon recovery.
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