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Latest CBB News > Archives > May 13, 2005
May 13, 2005

SCIENTISTS SEEK SUPPORT FOR STUDY ON 'LOAD FOLLOWING' IMPACTS
Posted on Friday, May 13, 2005 (PST)
Independent scientists who advise salmon recovery efforts this week asked the Northwest Power and Conservation Council to support a proposed study of the impact of power "load following" on the behavior and survival of migrating juvenile fall chinook salmon. Read More...  

PROPER LEVEL OF FISH RECOVERY COSTS FOR 2007-2009 DEBATED
Posted on Friday, May 13, 2005 (PST)
The Bonneville Power Administration's suggested fiscal year 2007-2009 funding level for the Columbia River fish and wildlife program drew a mixed reaction during Northwest Power and Conservation Council discussions this week. Read More...  

UNTIL MORE DATA, BIOLOGISTS REMAIN PERPLEXED BY LOW FISH RUN
Posted on Friday, May 13, 2005 (PST)
Fisheries experts continue to be confounded about the dismal Columbia/Snake upriver spring chinook salmon return that was predicted to be the fourth largest since 1979 with a total of more than a quarter million adult fish but will likely be about one-third that number. Read More...  

BPA, MONTANA TRIBES AGREE ON $3.49 MILLION FOR LAND PURCHASES
Posted on Friday, May 13, 2005 (PST)
For the first time, the Bonneville Power Administration and the Confederated Salish-Kootenai Tribes have reached an agreement that provides the tribes with $3.49 million for conservation land purchases to mitigate for damages caused by construction of Hungry Horse Dam. Read More...  

COUNCIL APPROVES THREE CENTRAL WASHINGTON HABITAT PROJECTS
Posted on Friday, May 13, 2005 (PST)
Three "water optimization and/or passage" projects in central Washington that aim to improve conditions for federally protected salmon and steelhead won the approval Tuesday of the Northwest Power and Conservation Council. Read More...  

GRANDE RONDE, UPPER SNAKE SUBBASIN PLANS ADDED TO PROGRAM
Posted on Friday, May 13, 2005 (PST)
The Northwest Power and Conservation Council on Tuesday adopted as amendments to its fish and wildlife program subbasin plans for the Grande Ronde River watershed and for three sections of the Upper Snake River in Idaho. Read More...  

 

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