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Latest CBB News > Archives > Sept. 7, 2001
Sept. 7, 2001

1. HOGARTH, LOHN TAPPED AS NMFS ADMINISTRATORS
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Don Evans on Thursday announced the
appointment of Dr. William T. Hogarth to head the department's National
Marine Fisheries Service and Robert Lohn as chief of NMFS' Northwest
region.

Hogarth, a veteran with 16 years of experience in fisheries and natural
resources management, has since January been NMFS acting assistant
administrator.
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2. SCIENTISTS MYSTIFIED BY TOXIN ORIGINS IN YOUNG SALMON
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
The origin of toxins found in juvenile salmon in the lower Columbia
River estuary and at some Oregon salmon hatcheries has Northwest
scientists mystified.

However, the finding by the National Marine Fisheries Service, which is
the result of three years of testing, will likely not stop the U.S. Army
Corps of Engineers and lower Columbia River ports from deepening the
river's shipping channel by three feet.
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3. ISAB RAPS SALMON PLANS FOR LACKING IMPLEMENTATION DETAIL
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
Volumes of materials offered over the past year by states and federal
agencies show an improved scientific approach but lack the detail to
judge whether the plans will work, in combination, to recover
beleaguered Columbia Basin salmon populations.
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4. NWPPC: REIN IN FISH AND WILDLIFE PROJECT REQUESTS
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
Columbia Basin fish and wildlife managers have been asked to more
precisely outline their project priorities midway through a new process
that has identified fish and wildlife project needs likely to surpass
the projected budget ceiling for fiscal year 2002 and beyond.
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5. WHAT DID REGION LEARN ABOUT THISYEAR'S POWER EMERGENCY?
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
At the request of the Federal Caucus (federal dam operators, regulators
and fish and wildlife agencies), the multi-agency Implementation Team
(IT) is reviewing what it may have learned this spring and summer from
operating the Federal Columbia River Power System under a system power
emergency.
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