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Latest CBB News > Archives > May 10, 2002
May 10, 2002

1. NMFS PONDERS FATE OF INFECTED CAPTIVE BROOD SOCKEYE
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2003 (PST)
The National Marine Fisheries Service on Thursday had not yet determined a
course of action for 68,000 sockeye salmon smolts infected with an
untreatable kidney virus, but it's clear that Idaho does not want the fish
in three Sawtooth Valley lakes.
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2. COURT OKS REMOVAL OF FEDS' CRITICAL HABITAT DESIGNATIONS
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2003 (PST)
A federal court in the District of Columbia has approved a settlement
agreement submitted by the National Marine Fisheries Service, thereby
ending a lawsuit initiated by the National Association of Home Builders in
exchange for the agency's removal of "critical habitat designations" from
19 West Coast salmon and steelhead populations.
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3. IMPROVED SPRING CHINOOK FORECAST ALLOWS MORE FISHING
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2003 (PST)
Sport fishing for hatchery spring chinook has been extended through May 15
on the lower Columbia River -- and tribal commercial fishers get another
harvest opportunity this week -- after estimates of the 2002 upriver run
were revised upward for the second time in a week.
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4. ENTIRE TERN COLONY SETTLES ON ONE ISLAND: EAST SAND
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2003 (PST)
The Caspian terns that assemble each spring, in recent history, in the
Columbia River estuary to breed, and hatch and rear their young, seem
unruffled by the legal and political gyrations that preceded their return
to the Pacific Northwest.
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5. 2001 PIKEMINNOW SPORT REWARD SEASON: TOUGH ACT TO FOLLOW
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2003 (PST)
"Sport reward" anglers will need plenty of luck and effort in their pursuit
of northern pikeminnow on the Columbia and Snake rivers this year if they
expect to break records set in 2001 both for fish caught and for cash
bounties collected.
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6. IDAHO POWER: BROWNLEE WATER UNAVAILABLE BEFORE AUGUST
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2003 (PST)
The Idaho Power Company says that water from its Brownlee Reservoir on the
Snake River will be unavailable before August to augment flows in the river
unless the Bonneville Power Administration pays the company for the water.
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