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Latest CBB News > Archives > Oct. 6, 2006
Oct. 6, 2006

REDDEN GETS STATUS REPORT ON BIOP REMAND COLLABORATION
Posted on Friday, October 06, 2006 (PST)
Issues have "narrowed" but much work still needs to be done before agencies put together a federal Columbia/Snake river hydrosystem "action " that can be judged as to whether or not it jeopardizes the existence of protected salmon and steelhead, according to a report filed this week in U.S. District Court. Read More...  

EARLY SIGNS POINT TO EL NINO AND WARMER, DRIER WATER YEAR
Posted on Friday, October 06, 2006 (PST)
Last year Mother Nature ignored expectations, providing the Columbia River Basin with a better than average snowpack and water supply to buoy fish, water crops, generate power and provide for other water uses. Read More...  

NOAA, BUREAU INFORM COURT ON UPPER SNAKE JEOPARDY ANALYSIS
Posted on Friday, October 06, 2006 (PST)
The planned biological analysis for federal upper Snake River irrigation projects "will essentially rearrange the components" from a lower Snake/Columbia hydro project "consultation" to determine if jeopardy is posed to protected salmon and steelhead, according to an initial status report filed Tuesday by NOAA Fisheries and the Bureau of Reclamation in U.S. District Court. Read More...  

NOAA RELEASES UPPER COLUMBIA ESA SALMON RECOVERY PLAN
Posted on Friday, October 06, 2006 (PST)
NOAA Fisheries Service on Sept. 29 released a proposed Endangered Species Act recovery plan for upper Columbia spring chinook salmon and steelhead that it says meets requirements under the Endangered Species Act. Read More...  

OSU GETS $2.8 MILLION TO STUDY MARINE DEAD ZONE PROCESS
Posted on Friday, October 06, 2006 (PST)
Every year, blooms of the plankton that feed the marine food chain in the Pacific Ocean off the Oregon coast draw enormous quantities of carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere, annually negating the effects of approximately 100 million tanks of gasoline feeding greenhouse gas discharges into the air. Read More...  

NEW RESEARCH LOOKS AT SEA LICE IMPACTS ON WILD SALMON
Posted on Friday, October 06, 2006 (PST)
New research suggests that that sea lice from fish farms kill wild salmon.

Up to 95 per cent of the wild juvenile salmon that migrate past fish farms die as a result of sea lice infestation from the farms, concludes research results recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of The United States of America.
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