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Latest CBB News > Archives > June 28, 2002
June 28, 2002

1. FERC STAFF EIS RECOMMENDS CONDIT DAM REMOVAL
Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2003 (PST)
A final supplemental environmental impact statement issued this week recommends that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission allow the surrender of the federal hydroelectric license for southwest Washington's Condit Dam and a one-year dismantling of the structure that would begin late in 2006. Read More...  

2. BIGGEST SUMMER CHINOOK RETURN SINCE 1959 PREDICTED
Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2003 (PST)
Oregon and Washington fishery managers decided Tuesday to open a fishing season on hatchery-bred summer chinook that starts today (June 28) in the lower Columbia River. It marks the first time since 1973 that anglers may target summer chinook -- known historically as "June hogs" because of their large size. Read More...  

3. NWPPC LAUNCHES FIRST SUBBASIN PLANNING EFFORT IN FLATHEAD
Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2003 (PST)
With the approval of the Flathead River "subbasin plan work plan," the Northwest Power Planning Council has set in motion an envisioned grass-roots effort to develop strategies that meet the fish and wildlife needs in each of the Columbia River Basin's subbasins. Read More...  

4. CASCADE LAKE PLAN UNLIKELY TO INCLUDE SUMMER DRAWDOWN
Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2003 (PST)
Drawdown at Cascade Lake, north of Boise, Idaho, is one of several options the Bureau of Reclamation could choose to move water into the lower Snake River for flow augmentation this summer, but the idea is strongly opposed by local residents and Idaho Republican Sen. Larry Craig. Read More...  

5. UTILITY, BUREAU PROVIDE WATER FOR LISTED STEELHEAD
Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2003 (PST)
An interim agreement to provide water for endangered upper Columbia River steelhead in the Naches River near Yakima was inked last week by PacifiCorp and the Bureau of Reclamation. Read More...  

 

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