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Latest CBB News > Archives > Sept. 20, 2002
Sept. 20, 2002

1. EARLY TESTS OF NEW FISH PASSAGE TECHNOLOGY POSITIVE
Posted on Monday, September 22, 2003 (PST)
Preliminary testing of a "removable spillway weir" (RSW) at the Snake River's Lower Granite Dam indicates that the fish passage device has great drawing power -- flooding more juvenile salmon and steelhead downstream per volume of water than is accomplished with traditional spill. Read More...  

2. COMMERCIAL FISHERMEN ASK FOR MORE TIME TO TAKE 'SURPLUS'
Posted on Monday, September 22, 2003 (PST)
Commercial fishermen on the lower Columbia River say they need more fishing time to take advantage of what is the third largest fall chinook salmon return on record and to help reduce what is a surplus of adult fish returning to the basin's hatcheries. Read More...  

3. TRIBES PUSH FOR BPA RATE INCREASE OVER FISH COST CUTS
Posted on Monday, September 22, 2003 (PST)
Northwest Indian tribes aren't waiting to see if Bonneville Power Administration administrator Steve Wright's suggested cut of $50 million from BPA's fish and wildlife budget is more than an abstract notion. Read More...  

4. COUNCIL APPROVES PROJECT FUNDING FOR FIVE PROVINCES
Posted on Monday, September 22, 2003 (PST)
The Northwest Power Planning Council has nearly completed the first round in its newly created three-year rolling "provincial review" process for selecting projects to be funded through its Columbia Basin fish and wildlife program. Read More...  

 

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