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Latest CBB News > Archives > June 11, 2004
June 11, 2004

REGIONAL MANAGERS DISCUSS REDUCED SPILL OFFSET DETAILS
Posted on Friday, June 11, 2004 (PST)
The amended spill proposal released Tuesday (June 8) by the Bonneville Power Administration and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contains six offset measures that the agencies say will mitigate for juvenile salmon losses in 2004 caused by curtailing spill in July and August. Read More...  

MAY, JUNE RAINS RAISE BASIN WATER SUPPLY FORECASTS
Posted on Friday, June 11, 2004 (PST)
Late May and early June rains raised the water supply forecasts in much of the Columbia River Basin, including at The Dalles, where the water supply rose five percentage points from 74 percent of normal in May to 79 percent in June. Read More...  

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION FOCUSES ON COUNCIL’S F&W PROGRAM
Posted on Friday, June 11, 2004 (PST)
Columbia River basin fish and wildlife managers this told the Northwest Power and Conservation Council that they feel they being left on the outside as decisions are made about how to protect and restore those resources. Read More...  

UNDER CURRENT FORMULA, NPCC BUDGET FACES REDUCTION IN 2007
Posted on Friday, June 11, 2004 (PST)
A big slice will be carved from the Northwest Power and Council's staff and office budget in 2007 if the Northwest Power Act formula addressing funding is strictly followed, according to the organization's executive director and its administrative officer. Read More...  

2004 GOOD HARVEST YEAR FOR SPRING CHINOOK; SUMMER SEASON SET
Posted on Thursday, June 10, 2004 (PST)
Columbia River sport and commercial fishers harvested more than 64,000 spring chinook salmon this year – one of the better catches in recent decades -- despite the fact that the upriver spawning run did not return in the numbers that fishery officials had anticipated. Read More...  

TRIBES WILL ASK BONNEVILLE TO WITHDRAW SUMMER SPILL PROPOSAL
Posted on Thursday, June 10, 2004 (PST)
Citing a potential federal-court violation, leaders of four Columbia River treaty tribes this week denounced the Bonneville Power Administration and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' revised proposal to reduce summer spill at Columbia/Snake river dams. Read More...  

COUNCIL/BPA DISCUSSING FY 2005 FISH, WILDLIFE SPENDING LEVEL
Posted on Thursday, June 10, 2004 (PST)
The Northwest Power and Conservation Council was told this week by its staff that it would take $145 million in spending during fiscal year 2005 to fund fish and wildlife projects and research at levels the panel recommended over the past few years during its provincial review process. Read More...  

BPA, CORPS UNVEIL AMENDED REDUCED SUMMER SPILL PROPOSAL
Posted on Wednesday, June 09, 2004 (PST)
The Bonneville Power Administration and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers unveiled at a press conference Tuesday (June 8) an amended proposal that will cut spill this summer at lower Snake River and Columbia River dams. Read More...  

CORPS TO BEGIN DREDGING COLUMBIA RIVER’S MOUTH THIS WEEK
Posted on Wednesday, June 09, 2004 (PST)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin its annual Columbia River dredging season this week at the mouth of the river, near Ilwaco, Washington. The work will continue through September. Read More...  

GAO REPORT OUTLINES COLUMBIA BASIN’S COMPLEX INTERACTIONS
Posted on Wednesday, June 09, 2004 (PST)
A report released this month by the Government Accounting Office (GAO) describes how various laws and treaties interact in federal Northwest fish and wildlife activities. Read More...  

 

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