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Latest CBB News > Archives > June 23, 2000
June 23, 2000

1. NMFS ANNOUNCES RULES TO PROTECT SALMON, STEELHEAD
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
Long-awaited "4(d)" rules that prohibit harming 14 populations of West
Coast endangered salmon and steelhead and generally describe how local
governments can gain exemptions were released this week by the National
Marine Fisheries Service.
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2. GROUPS OFFER DIVERGENT VIEWS ON 4(D) RULES
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
Four environmental groups and a fishing group have given notice to the
National Marine Fisheries Service that they intend to sue because they
say NMFS' 4(d) rules released this week will not protect endangered
salmon and steelhead from the harmful effects of logging and urban
development.
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3. SPENDING BILL INCLUDES FISH MITIGATION, DREDGING WORK
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
The Army Corps of Engineers would receive $80 million for Columbia-Snake
river salmon mitigation next year, under a spending bill for federal
energy and water programs approved this week in the House Appropriations
Committee.
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4. NW IRRIGATORS SUPPORT TRIBAL SUPPLEMENTATION
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 (PST)
Irrigator associations from Oregon and Washington have issued a policy
statement supporting the positions of Columbia River treaty tribes on
salmon spawning, hatchery supplementation and harvest practices.
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