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Latest CBB News > Archives > Oct. 13, 2006
Oct. 13, 2006

COMMENTS POUR IN AS COUNCIL SET TO MAKE PROJECT DECISIONS
Posted on Friday, October 13, 2006 (PST)
The Northwest Power and Conservation Council next week will ponder a wealth of newly-arrived advice when decides how it wants to allocate available fish and wildlife funding for the next three years across the Columbia River Basin. Read More...  

BPA ISSUES PRELIMINARY RANKING OF PROJECT ‘IN-LIEU’ ISSUES
Posted on Friday, October 13, 2006 (PST)
While stressing that recently previewed analysis and determinations are preliminary, the Bonneville Power Administration has said that ultimately it intends to judge whether Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program projects present "in lieu" problems and seek corrective action. Read More...  

STATE, FEDS, TRIBES AGREE ON FISH CONSUMPTION RATE PLAN
Posted on Friday, October 13, 2006 (PST)
A higher “fish consumption rate” aimed at protecting the health of Native Americans and others who consume large amounts of fish will be considered in Oregon over the next 21 months, according to a plan outlined last week by federal, state and tribal officials.

Because so-called fish consumption rates influence water quality standards, the process might result in tougher restrictions on industry and municipalities allowed to discharge pollutants into the state’s waterways.
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STUDY: FIRST GENERATION SUPPLEMENTATION FISH DO WELL AS WILD
Posted on Friday, October 13, 2006 (PST)
A 15-year analysis of spawning steelhead in one Oregon fishery concludes that fish from traditional hatcheries which migrate to the ocean and return to spawn in natural habitat, produce fewer offspring than their wild relatives. Read More...  

BPA PAYS U.S. TREASURY; EXPECTS OVER $1 BILLION IN RESERVES
Posted on Friday, October 13, 2006 (PST)
The Bonneville Power Administration has paid the U.S. Treasury $1.113 billion for fiscal year 2006, which ended Sept. 30. Read More...  

STRONG FALL CHINOOK TAIL RUN REOPENS LOWER COLUMBIA FISHING
Posted on Friday, October 13, 2006 (PST)
A long, relatively strong "tail" to the upriver fall chinook salmon run enabled Oregon and Washington fishery managers to reopen the lower Columbia River mainstem chinook season to anglers today (Oct. 13). Read More...  

 

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