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Latest CBB News > Archives > June 29, 2001
June 29, 2001

1. WITH NEW FORECAST, BPA SAYS NO TO SUMMER SPILL
Posted on Thursday, September 04, 2003 (PST)
A surprisingly low July water supply forecast and the delayed startup of
the Northwest's only nuclear power plant caused the Bonneville Power
Administration to say no to summer spill at today's (June 29) combined
meeting of federal executives with states and tribes.
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2. COUNCIL: POWER RELIABILITY BEFORE SUMMER SPILL FOR FISH
Posted on Thursday, September 04, 2003 (PST)
Water should be spilled at Columbia and Snake river dams this summer to
help juvenile salmon and steelhead migrate to the ocean -- but only if
the reliability of the region's electricity system is not jeopardized,
the Northwest Power Planning Council recommended Wednesday.
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2. COUNCIL: POWER RELIABILITY BEFORE SUMMER SPILL FOR FISH
Posted on Thursday, September 04, 2003 (PST)
Water should be spilled at Columbia and Snake river dams this summer to
help juvenile salmon and steelhead migrate to the ocean -- but only if
the reliability of the region's electricity system is not jeopardized,
the Northwest Power Planning Council recommended Wednesday.
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3. COUNCIL SPILL POSITION ANGERS TRIBES, CONSERVATION GROUPS
Posted on Thursday, September 04, 2003 (PST)
Columbia Basin tribes and conservation groups responded angrily this
week to a Northwest Power Planning Council recommendation that says that
water should be spilled for fish passage at federal hydroelectric
projects only if such operations don't increase the risk of power
outages in the region next winter.
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4. BPA ANNOUNCES 46 PERCENT WHOLESALE PRICE INCREASE
Posted on Thursday, September 04, 2003 (PST)
The Bonneville Power Administration today credited the "stunning
success" of the past few months' power load reduction effort with
allowing the agency to hold a planned Oct. 1 wholesale power rate
increase to an unpleasant, but palatable, 46 percent.
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