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Latest CBB News > Archives > Sept. 3, 2004
Sept. 3, 2004

JUDGE SETS BIOP MEETING AS PARTIES WAIT FOR DOCUMENT
Posted on Friday, September 03, 2004 (PST)
NOAA Fisheries' hints of things to come in its revised Federal Columbia River Power System "biological opinion" left some process watchers heartened by what they believe will be a more economical, sensible approach to salmon recovery while others fear a slackening of salmon protections. Read More...  

SNAKE RIVER SOCKEYE RETURNS TO REDFISH UP FROM LAST YEAR
Posted on Friday, September 03, 2004 (PST)
The jury is still out on the 2004 sockeye return to central Idaho's Stanley Basin, though it is already better than the dismal 2003 run when only three fish managed the 900 miles from the Pacific Ocean up the Columbia, Snake and Salmon rivers. Read More...  

PARTIES TO ARGUE IN COURT AGAIN OVER LOWER SNAKE DREDGING
Posted on Friday, September 03, 2004 (PST)
Seattle-based U.S. District Court Judge Robert Lasnik has again been called on to decide whether an Army Corps of Engineers dredging plan for the lower Snake River poses a threat salmon and steelhead listed under the Endangered Species Act. Read More...  

NEW BIOP SAYS HYDRO ACTIONS WILL HAVE ‘NO JEOPARDY’
Posted on Wednesday, September 01, 2004 (PST)
NOAA Fisheries and federal "action" agencies said Tuesday that fish protection measures -- past and future -- at Columbia/Snake River dams and “offsite” have removed the stigma that salmon and steelhead listed under the Endangered Species Act are jeopardized by hydrosystem operations. Read More...  

 

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