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Latest CBB News > Archives > August 18, 2000
August 18, 2000

1. BIOP FUNDING STRATEGIES OUTLINED
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2003 (PST)
Federal agencies intend to keep a closer eye on how available Columbia
Basin fish and wildlife funds are spent to ensure decisions are made
with Endangered Species Act recovery goals in mind.
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2. BPA CONTINUES HOLD ON RIVER OPERATIONS
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2003 (PST)
The Bonneville Power Administration for the second week continued its
control of Columbia River operations as it declined to set absolute
river flow targets for upcoming weeks, but did say its intentions were
to operate the river according to projections by the U.S. Army Corps of
Engineers' Reservoir Control Center.
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3. BLUE HERON DEFENDS DISCHARGE PERMIT PLAN
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2003 (PST)
Blue Heron paper mill representatives and owner/workers said their
facility has been unfairly put into the spotlight of an effort to clean
up, and cool down Oregon's Willamette River.

And, during a packed Tuesday public hearing, they said the plant's
hot-water effluent has little overall effect on river conditions
encountered by threatened salmon and steelhead passing up and down
stream.
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4. NMFS URGES STRONGER ROADLESS PLAN SALMON PROTECTIONS
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2003 (PST)
A proposal to ban road building, but not logging, on 43 million acres of
National Forest System land is a step is a step in the right direction,
but does not go quite far enough, according to the agency burdened with
the task of recovering Columbia Basin salmon and steelhead stocks.
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5. NWPPC SETS PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULE
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2003 (PST)
A series of public hearings have been scheduled over the next few weeks
to allow people in the region to deliver in person comments on draft
revisions to the Columbia Basin fish and wildlife program.
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