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Latest CBB News > Archives > July 26, 2002
July 26, 2002

1. NMFS' DRAFT HATCHERY POLICY FOCUSES ON WILD FISH PROTECTION
Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2003 (PST)
The National Marine Fisheries Service on Wednesday released a preliminary draft hatchery policy that reaffirms the agency's emphasis on building self-sustaining salmon and steelhead populations in their natural ecosystem with careful consideration of the risks and benefits that hatchery fish might bring to the recovery process. Read More...  

2. TANGLE NET FISHERY ANGERS, CONCERNS SPORT ANGLERS
Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2003 (PST)
A surprisingly high "bycatch" of steelhead this past spring during Columbia River mainstem commercial fisheries targeting spring chinook salmon has sport anglers concerned, and angered. Read More...  

3. SPORT ANGLERS POISED FOR BUSY BUOY 10 FISHERY
Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2003 (PST)
Anglers awaiting the Buoy 10 fishery, which opens Aug. 1, are likely to encounter a near-record return of fall chinook salmon in numbers that will continue to build through August. Read More...  

4. NMFS AGREES TO INVESTIGATE 'WILD ONLY' LISTING PROPOSALS
Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2003 (PST)
The National Marine Fisheries Service on Thursday announced it would officially consider petitions asking that the agency define and list only the "wild" fish for 15 separate Pacific salmon and steelhead stocks, forgoing ESA protection for hatchery fish in the same waters. Read More...  

5. SENATE PANEL BOOSTS CORPS' COLUMBIA RIVER BUDGET
Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2003 (PST)
Senate appropriators have agreed to increase the Army Corps of Engineers' budget for the Columbia River salmon mitigation by $6 million next year, to $87 million. Read More...  

6. CORPS CHOOSES ECONOMIC PANEL FOR CHANNEL REVIEW
Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2003 (PST)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced this week the makeup of two panels of economists who will evaluate the Corps' economic conclusions of a project to deepen the Columbia River shipping channel by three feet. Read More...  

 

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