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Latest CBB News > Archives > May 19, 2000
May 19, 2000

1.HANFORD REACH HEADED FOR NATIONAL MONUMENT STATUS
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt indicated Tuesday he would recommend
the Hanford Reach, the last free-flowing stretch of the Columbia River,
as a national monument.
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2. GORTON, HASTINGS OPPOSE BABBITT'S REACH PROPOSAL
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
U.S. Secretary of Interior Bruce Babbitt's expected recommendation to
designate the Hanford Reach a national monument brought criticism from
Washington Republican lawmakers before and after his visit to the area
this week.
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3. POWER COUNCIL GETS PROPOSALS FOR NEW FISH PROGRAM
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
By the May 12 deadline, the Northwest Power Planning Council had
received 55 submissions recommending amendments to the Council's
regional fish and wildlife management program, last revised in 1994.
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4. NEZ PERCE HATCHERY PROJECT GETS COUNCIL OK
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
A $16 million Nez Perce Tribal Hatchery plan won Northwest Power
Planning Council approval Wednesday despite an early solicitation that
produced construction bids ranging from $4 million to $11 million over
the targeted cost.
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5. SPOKANE TRIBE DENIED GRAND COULEE REFILL REQUEST
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
The Spokane Tribe has been denied a request to refill Lake Roosevelt
behind Grand Coulee Dam two weeks earlier than projected.
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6. GROUPS ASK FOR JUDICIAL ACTION ON "WATER SPREADING"
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
Lawyers for fishing and conservation groups asked a federal judge on
Friday to order the Bureau of Reclamation to stop delivering irrigation
water to unauthorized farmland in the Northwest.
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7. HOUSE PANEL APPROVES NETHERCUTT'S ICBEMP PROVISION
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
A Northwest congressman has won subcommittee approval for barring
federal agencies from implementing the $56 million Interior Columbia
Basin Ecosystem Management Plan until they evaluate the impact on small
businesses and provide for mitigation.
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