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Latest CBB News > Archives > October 7, 2002
October 7, 2002

1. NMFS REPORT: ESTUARY TERNS HINDER ESA FISH RECOVERY
Posted on Monday, September 22, 2003 (PST)
Caspian terns that settle in each spring on an island in the Columbia River estuary and prey on passing salmon and steelhead smolts do hinder Endangered Species Act fish recovery efforts, according to a report released Sept. 26 by the National Marine Fisheries Service. Read More...  

2. BIOLOGISTS TRY TO SORT REASONS FOR KLAMATH CALAMITY
Posted on Monday, September 22, 2003 (PST)
A massive fish die-off over the past two weeks has fanned the flames of controversy in the Klamath River Basin of southern Oregon and northern California with tribal members, conservation and fishing groups, a politician and California fishery officials saying federal water management policies give too much water to irrigators and too little for in-river fish flows. Read More...  

3. OREGON PUTS OFF WATER QUALITY OK FOR CHANNEL DEEPENING
Posted on Monday, September 22, 2003 (PST)
Oregon told the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week that the agency's application for a clean water certification for its project to deepen the Columbia River shipping channel by three feet is incomplete, which could delay approval for the certification by up to 60 days. Read More...  

4. TEMPERATURE TMDL FOR COLUMBIA MAINSTEM NEARS COMPLETION
Posted on Monday, September 22, 2003 (PST)
Discharges from factories along the mainstem Columbia and lower Snake rivers have very little impact on the rivers' temperature, but the 19 dams on the two rivers do. Read More...  

 

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