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Latest CBB News > Archives > October 13, 2000
October 13, 2000

1. BIG, BIG FISH RETURNS IN UMATILLA; MEANING UNCLEAR
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2003 (PST)
More than five times as many fall chinook salmon and more than three
times as many coho salmon have returned to the Umatilla River this year
than in any other previous year by this time.

Furthermore, more steelhead have returned to the river than ever before,
as of a mid-October benchmark.
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2. PROJECT AIMS TO GET SPAWNED STEELHEAD TO DO IT AGAIN
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2003 (PST)
Research aimed at capturing, "reconditioning" and re-releasing
once-spawned wild steelhead so that they spawn again received a
financial boost from the Northwest Power Planning Council Wednesday
"because the success during the first year has been dramatically better
than anticipated."
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3. LOWER RIVER SPAWNERS ARRIVE TO LOW, FLUCTUATING FLOWS
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2003 (PST)
Lower river brights are arriving at spawning areas between Ives and
Pierce islands below Bonneville Dam, but water levels and river fluctuations are not optimum
for spawning, according to fish and wildlife officials.
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4. CONGRESS OKS ENERGY, WATER SPENDING BILL
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2003 (PST)
In response to President Clinton's veto, the Senate removed an
objectionable provision from the annual energy and water appropriations
bill and passed it on Thursday.

The measure includes $81 million for the Army Corps of Engineers
Columbia River fish mitigation program in FY2001, which began Oct 1.
That is an increase from $67.5 million provided last year.
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