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Latest CBB News > Archives > August 16, 2002
August 16, 2002

1. BPA FINANCIAL WOES MAY HIT FISH AND WILDLIFE PROGRAMS
Posted on Monday, September 22, 2003 (PST)
Public utility customers of the Bonneville Power Administration demanded this week deep cuts to the agency's budgets and questioned the value of continued spill at federal dams to aid salmon recovery. Read More...  

2. COUNCIL SEEKS CLARIFICATION ON BPA FUNDING POLICIES
Posted on Monday, September 22, 2003 (PST)
The anticipation of funding from the Bonneville Power Administration for fish and wildlife projects recommended by the Northwest Power Planning Council has become, in some cases, as maddening as Chinese water torture, according to one Council member. Read More...  

3. TRIBES POISED FOR RECORD-BREAKING CHINOOK HARVEST
Posted on Monday, September 22, 2003 (PST)
Lower Columbia River treaty tribes are poised for what could be their most bountiful commercial fall chinook harvest ever in the mainstem waters above Bonneville Dam. Read More...  

4. COUNCIL OKS NEARLY $2 MILLION FOR 10 'INNOVATIVE' PROJECTS
Posted on Monday, September 22, 2003 (PST)
The Northwest Power Planning Council sorted through sometimes conflicting advice in making a decision to recommend that 10 projects be funded under its "innovative" fish and wildlife project category during the current fiscal year at cost of nearly $2 million. Read More...  

5. UMATILLA RIVER AQUIFER/FLOW PROJECT APPROVED
Posted on Monday, September 22, 2003 (PST)
Persistence has paid off for project proponents who will test whether a Umatilla River basin aquifer could, essentially, be pumped brimful in winter when surface water is plentiful and seep out during the summer's dry months to enhance stream flows for fish and feed irrigation pumps. Read More...  

 

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