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Latest CBB News > Archives > August 3, 2001
August 3, 2001

1. STATES, TRIBES PONDER FED RECOVERY PUZZLE
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
Columbia Basin state and tribal representatives gathered Wednesday to
discuss how they fit into salmon recovery plans that profess federal
responsibility but stress that success hinges in part on actions taken
outside federal agencies' direct authorities.
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2. FEDS ISSUE DRAFT BIOP IMPLEMENTATION PLAN
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
A self-described "five-year blueprint for fish recovery actions by the
three (action) agencies" was released this week in draft form --
detailing how Federal Columbia River Power System operators aim to meet
survival goals for salmon, steelhead and resident fish species listed
under the Endangered Species Act.
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3. ENERGY BILL INCLUDES DAM LICENSING OVERHAUL
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
The House of Representatives this week passed comprehensive legislation
to enact much of President George Bush's energy plan, including
provisions to make it easier for hydroelectric projects to obtain new
licenses and comply with fish passage requirements.
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4. COLUMBIA ANGLERS TARGET ABUNDANT COHO RUN
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
Oregon and Washington officials are predicting uncommon success for
sport anglers turned loose Wednesday to pursue salmon returning to the
Columbia River.

Many are already zeroing in on coho near Buoy 10 at the river's mouth,
where more than one million hatchery coho are predicted to return along
with nearly 300,000 chinook.
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5. ISAB RESPONDS TO CRITICISM ON HATCHERY REPORT
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
Responding to criticism, an independent science panel stands by its assessment that a "more cautionary approach" should be used in attempts
to supplement Columbia Basin wild salmon and steelhead populations with
surplus hatchery fish.
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6. WENATCHEE SOCKEYE RUN THWARTED BY WEATHER, DAM
Posted on Thursday, September 04, 2003 (PST)
A quick-fix at Tumwater Dam on central Washington's Wenatchee River has
restored the flow of sockeye surging toward their spawning grounds --
and restored anglers' hope that they'll be able to pull the salmon from
Lake Wenatchee's waters for the first time since 1993.
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