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Latest CBB News > Archives > June 9, 2000
June 9, 2000

1. GORE GOES TO HANFORD TO ANNOUNCE MONUMENT STATUS
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
Vice President Al Gore went to the Hanford Reach of the Columbia River
to make it official: President Clinton this morning designated 195,000
acres surrounding the 51-mile-long stretch a national monument.
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2. ODFW TO DESTROY TO SURPLUS GRANDE RONDE STEELHEAD
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
Tribal leaders are frustrated by an Oregon Department of Fish and
Wildlife plan to destroy an estimated 1,000 surplus hatchery steelhead
returning to the Grande Ronde River basin in Northeast Oregon.
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3. RELEASE OF DRAFT HYDRO BIOP, ALL-H PAPER SLIPS TO JUNE 30
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
The slippery schedule for completing a draft biological opinion
governing operations of Columbia River hydroelectric projects slid
again, this time to June 30. Once coined the 1999 BiOp by the National
Marine Fisheries Service, it is now the 2000 BiOp and was last scheduled
for release in draft form May 22.
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4. COUNCIL HEARS ABOUT METHOW WATER DIVISIONS
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
Attempts to bring agreement on the division of a limited amount of
Methow Valley water among competing uses has been greatly complicated
with the Endangered Species Act listing of spring chinook salmon in 1999
and steelhead in 1997 as endangered, according to federal, state and
local officials.
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