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Latest CBB News > Archives > Sept. 14, 2007
Sept. 14, 2007

PAPER ANALYZES CO2 FOOTPRINT; LOWER SNAKE DAMS, SPILL IMPACTS
Posted on Friday, September 14, 2007 (PST)
Removing four lower Snake River federal hydro projects to improve conditions for salmon would be "counterproductive" to efforts to stem the flow of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, according to a paper released Thursday by the Northwest Power and Conservation Council for public review. Read More...  

BATTLE OVER HATCHERY LISTING POLICY GOES TO NINTH CIRCUIT
Posted on Friday, September 14, 2007 (PST)
A two-pronged attack has been mounted seeking the overturn of a June 13 court order that declared NOAA Fisheries Service's "hatchery listing policy" contrary to the Endangered Species Act and restored "endangered" species protections for wild Upper Columbia River steelhead stocks. Read More...  

COUNCIL RECOMMENDS FUNDING FOR FIVE 'INNOVATIVE' PROJECTS
Posted on Friday, September 14, 2007 (PST)
The Northwest Power and Conservation Council on Tuesday recommended $2.4 million in funding during fiscal years 2008-2009 for five projects that will test new methods and technologies designed to directly benefit fish and wildlife in the Columbia River basin. Read More...  

COUNCIL FW PROGRAM AMENDMENT PROCESS TO START IN NOVEMBER
Posted on Friday, September 14, 2007 (PST)
The Northwest Power and Conservation Council has decided to stick with, at least for now, a schedule that will trigger its fish and wildlife program amendment process in November and complete the revisions by late next year. Read More...  

FALL CHINOOK RUN FORECAST DOWNGRADED; COULD CRIMP FISHING
Posted on Friday, September 14, 2007 (PST)
Lower Columbia River anglers were put on notice Thursday that their pursuit of fall chinook salmon could be ended soon because of a flagging "upriver bright" run. Read More...  

NRC REPORT ANALYZES FEDERAL CLIMATE CHANGE RESEARCH
Posted on Friday, September 14, 2007 (PST)
Climate change research directed by the federal government has made good progress in documenting and understanding temperature trends and related environmental changes on a global scale, says a new report from the National Research Council. Read More...  

WASHINGTON EARMARKS $4.3 MILLION FOR COLUMBIA RIVER PROJECTS
Posted on Friday, September 14, 2007 (PST)
The Washington Department of Ecology is making up to $4.3 million available this year for several water projects on the Columbia River. Read More...  

 

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