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Latest CBB News > Archives > Sept. 21, 2001
Sept. 21, 2001

1. KITZHABER URGES APPEAL OF COHO DELISTING DECISION
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
A recent U.S. District Court decision ordering a reconsideration of an
Oregon coastal coho Endangered Species Act listing could have
implications beyond the fish world -- affecting the health of Columbia
Basin communities and their economies, according to Oregon Gov. John
Kitzhaber.
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2. STATE COHO PROTECTIONS REMAIN IN PLACE
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced last Friday that
all Oregon fishing rules adopted for 2001 remain in effect and no
changes will be made as a result of last week's court decision on coho
managed under the federal Endangered Species Act.
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3. SENATE GIVES SALMON RECOVERY FUNDING A BOOST
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
The Senate has approved an additional $4 million for Pacific salmon
restoration projects in Washington state, raising total funding next
year to $74 million for four West Coast states.

The Pacific Salmon Fund is part of the $42 billion FY02 appropriation
bill for the Department of Commerce and other departments. The Senate
total is $26 million less than the House approved in July but $18
million above the current fiscal year.
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4. UPRIVER FALL CHINOOK FORECAST BOOSTED AGAIN
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
Boosted by a huge "tule" return, the 2001Columbia River upriver fall
chinook run has tracked at a record pace, with more adults passing
Bonneville Dam this year than in any year since the project was built in
1938.

The threatened Snake River portion of the upriver run is also producing
some surprising numbers.
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