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Latest CBB News > Archives > May 20, 2005
May 20, 2005

FISH COSTS AGAIN DEBATED AT FINAL BPA COST-REVIEW MEETING
Posted on Friday, May 20, 2005 (PST)
Utility interests and fish advocates used Monday's final Power Function Review meeting to continue to pull the Bonneville Administration either way on the fish and wildlife spending scale. Read More...  

LIBBY DAM RELEASES BEGIN TO AID KOOTENAI WHITE STURGEON
Posted on Friday, May 20, 2005 (PST)
Libby Dam releases started ramping up late Wednesday under a plan with different aproaches toward helping endangered white sturgeon in the lower Kootenai River. Read More...  

SLIGHT INCREASE IN FISH COUNT OPENS STEELHEAD, SHAD FISHING
Posted on Friday, May 20, 2005 (PST)
Higher counts of upriver spring chinook at Bonneville Dam have pushed up estimates of those runs' adult return and allowed Washington and Oregon state fisheries managers to open sport fishing for steelhead and shad on portions of the lower Columbia River beginning Sunday, May 22. Read More...  

RIVER OPERATORS AGREE TO LIMITED SPILL PLAN AT JOHN DAY DAM
Posted on Friday, May 20, 2005 (PST)
Federal dam operators have agreed to commence daytime spill at the Columbia River's John Day Dam for up to seven days as a "limited one-time agreement for the benefit of fish," according to the head of the Corps of Engineers' Reservoir Control Center. Read More...  

OREGON APPEALS COURT STRIKES DOWN DESCHUTES WATER PLAN
Posted on Friday, May 20, 2005 (PST)
The Oregon Court of Appeals this week ruled as invalid a state water rights/mitigation plan that would have allowed central Oregon’s fast-growing cities to pump more groundwater from the Deschutes River system. Read More...  

BIOP CHALLENGERS FILE RESPONSE TO FEDS ON INJUNCTION REQUEST
Posted on Friday, May 20, 2005 (PST)
Spill and a "modest" combination of increased flow augmentation and reservoir drawdown in the Columbia/Snake river hydrosystem this summer would reduce the harm faced by migrating Snake River juvenile fall chinook salmon with, potentially, positive economic effects, according to a memorandum and support documents filed Monday in Portland's U.S. District Court. Read More...  

METHOW VALLEY IRRIGATORS GET STATE HELP TO CUT WATER WASTE
Posted on Friday, May 20, 2005 (PST)
Washington's new capital budget for July 2005 through June 2007 earmarks some $1.35 million to help the Methow Valley Irrigation District deliver water to its members more efficiently and in doing so, maintain a higher flow for fish. Read More...  

 

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