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Latest CBB News > Archives > May 21, 2010
May 21, 2010

Federal Agencies File 'Supplemental Biological Opinion' For Columbia/Snake Salmon, Steelhead
Posted on Thursday, October 28, 2010 (PST)
Federal agencies Thursday issued a 2010 "Supplemental Biological Opinion" intended to protect Columbia/Snake River Basin salmon and steelhead listed under the Endangered Species Act. Read More...  

Hydro/Fish Managers Release Dworshak Water To Quicken Juvenile Migration Through Lower Snake
Posted on Thursday, October 28, 2010 (PST)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Wednesday increased water releases from west-central Idaho's Dworshak Dam and Reservoir in hopes of spurring the outmigration of juvenile steelhead and salmon in the lower Clearwater and lower Snake rivers. Read More...  

Adjustments Made To Spillway Weir At Little Goose Dam To Ease Upriver Passage For Adult Salmon
Posted on Thursday, October 28, 2010 (PST)
Low-flow conditions in the lower Snake River this spring in conjunction with operation of a relatively new spillway weir at Little Goose Dam apparently served to confuse adult spring chinook salmon searching for a route up and over the hydro project. Read More...  

EPA To Require Pesticide Use Restrictions Based On NMFS' Salmon/Pesticide Biological Opinion
Posted on Thursday, October 28, 2010 (PST)
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced this week that it will require pesticide use limitations to protect 28 species of Pacific salmon and steelhead in California and the Northwest listed under the Endangered Species Act. Read More...  

Latest Forecast Predicts Spring Chinook Return At 340,000 Fish; Second Best On Record
Posted on Thursday, October 28, 2010 (PST)
The emergency closure of a tribal platform and hook and line fishery on the Columbia River mainstem was forced this week with the realization that the upriver spring chinook salmon catch in an earlier commercial fishery was greater than had been estimated. Read More...  

Study: Upper Layer Of World's Oceans Show Significant Warming In Last 16 Years
Posted on Thursday, October 28, 2010 (PST)
The upper layer of the world's ocean has warmed since 1993, indicating a strong climate change signal, according to a new study. Read More...  

National Research Council Issues Comprehensive Climate Change Reports; Calls For National Strategy
Posted on Thursday, October 28, 2010 (PST)
As part of its most comprehensive study of climate change to date, the National Research Council this week issued three reports emphasizing why the U.S. should act now to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and develop a national strategy to adapt to the inevitable impacts of climate change. Read More...  

EPA Faces June Deadline In Approving Oregon's Water Quality Criteria For Pollutants
Posted on Thursday, October 28, 2010 (PST)
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has until June 1 to approve or disapprove water quality criteria for toxic pollutants adopted by Oregon in 2004, according to a court order stemming from a federal lawsuit filed in April 2006 by Northwest Environmental Advocates. Read More...  

CBB Shorts
Posted on Thursday, October 28, 2010 (PST)
CBB Shorts: Governors' Action Plans For Ocean Health; Malheur, Middle-Snake/Payette Water Quality Plans; Report On USFWS Pacific Region Projects; WDFW Volunteer Of The Year Read More...  

 

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