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Latest CBB News > Archives > July 18, 2008
July 18, 2008

NOAA Researches Impacts Of Toxics On Columbia Basin Salmon Survival
Posted on Friday, February 13, 2009 (PST)
Efforts to boost Columbia River basin salmon survivals are being undercut by toxic chemicals that impact fish health and disease resistance, according scientists from NOAA Fisheries' Northwest Fisheries Science Center. Read More...  

Council Discusses Role Of Climate Change, Toxics, Invasive Species In F&W Program
Posted on Friday, February 13, 2009 (PST)
The Northwest Power and Conservation Council this week debated how deeply they should plunge into a pool of issues that would be addressed for the first time in its Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program. Read More...  

Use Of Fish Toxins Will Continue As Part Of Montana Native Cutthroat Restoration
Posted on Friday, February 13, 2009 (PST)
The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission declined to vote Thursday on a motion to suspend the use of a fish toxin as part of a westslope cutthroat restoration project in the South Fork Flathead Basin. Read More...  

Council Analysis Compares 2004 BiOp For Columbia/Snake Hydro Operations With 2008 BiOp
Posted on Friday, February 13, 2009 (PST)
Mainstem Columbia/Snake River hydroelectric operations planned in NOAA Fisheries Service's 2008 biological opinion are expected to cost the region's ratepayers an estimated $15 million more per year as compared with 2004 BiOp provisions, according to analysis prepared by Northwest Power and Conservation staff. Read More...  

Council Explores Joint Columbia River 'Transboundary' Efforts With British Columbia
Posted on Friday, February 13, 2009 (PST)
Staff members this week were urged to produce details regarding the resources necessary to move forward with an envisioned Columbia River Basin Center of Information -- a comprehensive, publicly accessible repository of information about the basin in its international dimensions. Read More...  

Scientists Look At Ocean Floor Carbon Dioxide Sequestration Off Northwest Coast
Posted on Friday, February 13, 2009 (PST)
A group of scientists has used deep ocean-floor drilling and experiments to show that volcanic rocks off the West Coast and elsewhere might be used to securely imprison huge amounts of globe-warming carbon dioxide captured from power plants or other sources. Read More...  

CRITFC Chooses Umatilla Tribes' Brigham To Lead Organization For Next Year
Posted on Friday, February 13, 2009 (PST)
N. Kathryn "Kat" Brigham, one of the founders of the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission, has been chosen by fellow commissioners to lead the organization for July 2008 through June 2009. Read More...  

New Report Says Greatest Value Of Forests Is Sustainable Water Supply
Posted on Friday, February 13, 2009 (PST)
The forests of the future may need to be managed as much for a sustainable supply of clean water as any other goal, researchers say in a new federal report -- but even so, forest resources will offer no "quick fix" to the insatiable, often conflicting demands for that precious resource. Read More...  

CBB Shorts:
Posted on Friday, February 13, 2009 (PST)
CBB Shorts: Re-Introducing Chinook To Upper Klamath; Wash. Road-Kill Verified As Wolf; Offshore Aquaculture Forum; Idaho Wolf Killings Read More...  

Feedback: Historic Snake River Water Temperatures
Posted on Friday, February 13, 2009 (PST)
Feedback: Historic Snake River Water Temperatures

** From Jim Esch, Boise, Idaho:
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