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Latest CBB News > Archives > June 2, 2000
June 2, 2000

1. BABBITT RECOMMENDS 'MONUMENT' STATUS FOR REACH
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
Heaps of praise and pointed criticisms followed Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt's recommendation Wednesday that President Clinton consider 200,000 acres of the Columbia River's Hanford Reach for federal protection under the Antiquities Act. Read More...  

2. WHITE HOUSE BRIEFS STATES ON BREACHING, BIOP, ALL-H
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
White House officials have assured state representatives that two federally-instigated Northwest salmon recovery plans would soon be ready for review. While those studies do not immediately recommend removing four lower Snake River dams, they do set performance standards, which if not met, could trigger removal of the dams within five or ten years. Read More...  

3. UPRIVER SPRING CHINOOK RUN CLIMBS TO 198,826 FISH
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
The preliminary head count of upriver Columbia-Snake spring chinook at Bonneville Dam has provided a double blessing -- ample numbers to revive long foregone fishing opportunities and signs that next year's run will be even better. Read More...  

4. TERNS CHOOSE NEW HOME, EAT LESS SALMON
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
Ninety percent of Caspian terns in the lower Columbia River estuary have chosen to nest at East Sand Island near the ocean, rather than at Rice Island where their diets consist of nearly 100 percent juvenile salmon, some of which are listed under the Endangered Species Act. Read More...  

 

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