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Latest CBB News > Archives > July 1, 2005
July 1, 2005

APPEALS BRIEFS BATTLE OVER SPILL; ORAL ARGUMENTS JULY 13
Posted on Friday, July 01, 2005 (PST)
Debate continued this week over the value of summertime spill for Columbia Basin salmon and steelhead, this time with parties filing briefs with a federal appellate court. Read More...  

UPPER COLUMBIA UNITED TRIBES, BPA SIGN HABITAT MITIGATION MOU
Posted on Friday, July 01, 2005 (PST)
The Upper Columbia United Tribes and the Bonneville Power Administration announced this week that they have signed a memorandum of understanding intended to "increase the proportion of mitigated habitat in the upper Columbia River eco-region through improved funding and contracting measures and as appropriate other methods." Read More...  

COLVILLE TRIBES CELEBRATE CHINOOK RETURN AFTER 80 YEARS
Posted on Friday, July 01, 2005 (PST)
A fish species declared officially extinct in Washington's Okanogan River subbasin returned recently to provide table fare for tribal members’ first-salmon ceremony for the first time in four-score years. Read More...  

HARVEST MANAGERS DROP SELECTIVE FISHING FOR SUMMER CHINOOK
Posted on Friday, July 01, 2005 (PST)
Oregon on Tuesday voted with "reluctance" in favor of Washington fishery officials’ proposal to allow sport anglers to keep both marked and unmarked chinook salmon that are forging their way up the Columbia River mainstem during July. Read More...  

USFWS GETS GO-AHEAD ON BULL TROUT HABITAT RECONSIDERATION
Posted on Friday, July 01, 2005 (PST)
A federal judge is allowing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reconsider its “critical habitat” designations for bull trout in the Pacific Northwest, and the service’s regional recovery coordinator says the intent is to reinforce the rationale for excluding habitat originally proposed for designation. Read More...  

TRIBES’ MAINSTEM COMMERCIAL GILL-NET FISHING BEGINS JULY 7
Posted on Friday, July 01, 2005 (PST)
The Columbia River Compact on Thursday gave approval for a tribal commercial gill-net fishery next week in the Columbia River mainstem reservoirs between Bonneville and McNary dams. Read More...  

COURT UPHOLDS PESTICIDE RESTRICTIONS NEAR SALMON STREAMS
Posted on Friday, July 01, 2005 (PST)
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals this week upheld a lower court ruling restricting the use of 38 pesticides near Northwest rivers and streams where salmon live. Read More...  

 

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