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Latest CBB News > Archives > July 19, 2002
July 19, 2002

1. BPA CHIEF BRIEFS COUNCIL ON POSSIBLE SPENDING CUTS
Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2003 (PST)
Market and natural forces, and an overextended power load commitment, have thrown the Bonneville Power Administration into a tenuous financial situation -- one that has the federal power marketing agency's chief out looking for help to make ends meet. Read More...  

2. NWPPC NIXES OREGON'S ELECTION BYLAW CHANGE PROPOSAL
Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2003 (PST)
A six-month lobbying effort produced no converts Wednesday when an Oregon proposal to rotate Northwest Power Planning Council leadership positions on a fixed schedule among the member states was voted down 6-2. Read More...  

3. COUNCIL STEERS $462,000 TOWARD HATCHERY GENETIC PLANS
Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2003 (PST)
The Northwest Power Planning Council on Wednesday recommended the expenditure of $462,000 to have its artificial production review process complete draft documents that are necessary for Columbia Basin salmon hatcheries to gain "coverage" under the Endangered Species Act. Read More...  

4. IEAB COMPLETES PHASE I HATCHERY COST EFFECTIVENESS REPORT
Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2003 (PST)
A panel of independent economists this week outlined its conclusions and recommendations based on an analysis of the costs of rearing and releasing fish at eight Columbia Basin hatcheries. Read More...  

5. SENATE PANEL LEAVES IDAHO OUT OF PACIFIC SALMON FUND
Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2003 (PST)
The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday approved $95 million for Pacific Salmon Fund grants to West Coast states and tribes for endangered salmon restoration projects, but for the third year did not include Idaho in the program. Read More...  

6. COAST CHINOOK SALMON SIZE LIMIT RAISED TO PROTECT QUOTAS
Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2003 (PST)
Minimum size limits on chinook salmon caught by anglers off the Washington coast will be raised in an effort to prevent an early closure of fast-paced fisheries from Ilwaco to Neah Bay, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Thursday. Read More...  

7. OREGON LISTS SIX MORE LAMPREY SPECIES FOR PROTECTION
Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2003 (PST)
Six lamprey species were added last week to the Oregon list of endangered species by the state's Fish and Wildlife Commission, bringing the total number of lamprey species protected by the state to seven. Read More...  

 

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