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Latest CBB News > Archives > Sept. 8, 2006
Sept. 8, 2006

NEW CONSORTIUM TO STUDY COLUMBIA PLUME IMPACTS ON OCEAN
Posted on Friday, September 08, 2006 (PST)
Northwest researchers will study the interaction of the massive Columbia River plume with the Pacific Ocean as part of a major grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a center that will be run by three Northwest institutions. Read More...  

THIS YEAR’S SUMMER CHINOOK RUN EXCEEDS 10-YEAR AVERAGE
Posted on Friday, September 08, 2006 (PST)
The number of returning summer chinook salmon greatly exceeded the 10-year average, according to the federal agencies responsible for salmon recovery efforts in the federal Columbia River hydropower system. Read More...  

GROUPS WANT MORE DETAILS ON FLOW AUG IN UPPER SNAKE REMAND
Posted on Friday, September 08, 2006 (PST)
A federal submittal says agencies will do the work necessary to correct "legal deficiencies" in 2005's biological opinion on the operation of upper Snake River irrigation projects, and offers a brief outline of progress reporting tasks and schedule. Read More...  

CHINOOK FISHING GOING GANGBUSTERS, AND HITTING ESA LIMITS
Posted on Friday, September 08, 2006 (PST)
Hot late August and early September chinook salmon fishing could force closure of that sport fishery on the lower Columbia River mainstem as early as next week, according to Oregon and Washington officials. Read More...  

ADVISORY GROUP NAMED FOR WASHINGTON’S COLUMBIA RIVER PLAN
Posted on Friday, September 08, 2006 (PST)
A panel representing a broad spectrum of interested parties will help Washington State launch a new water management program for the Columbia River aimed at balancing economic needs with the needs of fish and healthy watersheds. Read More...  

AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY PUBLISHES ‘SALMON 2100’ BOOK
Posted on Friday, September 08, 2006 (PST)
A new book of essays from more than 30 salmon scientists, policy analysts and wild salmon advocates suggesting ways to save runs of wild salmon has been published by the American Fisheries Society – and some of the prescriptions are certain to raise a few eyebrows. Read More...  

 

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