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Latest CBB News > Archives > June 1, 2001
June 1, 2001

1. BPA TO CONTINUE SPILL THROUGH NEXT WEEK
Posted on Thursday, September 04, 2003 (PST)
A limited amount of spill at lower Columbia River dams will continue at
least through next week, said the Bonneville Power Administration after
a meeting today (June 1) of the federal executive committee.

BPA said the regional response to load reduction efforts and the
addition of diesel generators is allowing the agency to extend the spill
for at least one more week, but that spill could go through mid-June.
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2. APPEALS COURT FAULTS FEDERAL FISH PROTECTIONS
Posted on Thursday, September 04, 2003 (PST)
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that federal
"biological opinions" sanctioning certain federal timber sales in the
Pacific Northwest did not adequately protect habitat for salmon stocks
listed under the Endangered Species Act.
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3. OREGON HOUSE SEEKS HATCHERY/WILD FISH STUDY
Posted on Thursday, September 04, 2003 (PST)
The Oregon House of Representatives on Tuesday approved by a 32-26 vote
a bill that would establish a moratorium on destroying hatchery-bred,
returning adult salmon while a scientific panel studies those fishes'
role in wild fish recovery.
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4. INSTITUTE CALLS FOR BPA POWER AT MARKET
Posted on Thursday, September 04, 2003 (PST)
A group representing about 150 members of Congress from the Midwest and
Northeast this week renewed its call for ending the Pacific Northwest's
exclusive rights to buy federal hydroelectricity and for raising its
price to market rates.
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