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Latest CBB News > Archives > October 18, 2002
October 18, 2002

1. COUNCIL PROPOSES CHANGES TO MAINSTEM OPERATIONS
Posted on Monday, September 22, 2003 (PST)
A draft amendment to the Northwest Power Planning Council fish and wildlife program approved Thursday would break the prescribed Columbia Basin federal hydrosystem operational mold by -- among other measures -- sending more water from upstream reservoirs in winter to generate power and possibly less in spring to augment flows for migrating juvenile salmon and steelhead. Read More...  

2. BPA MID-COLUMBIA CUSTOMERS FAVOR MONTANA/IDAHO PLAN
Posted on Monday, September 22, 2003 (PST)
Support for a Montana/Idaho-led plan to alter dam operations that was approved for public comment this week by the Northwest Power Planning Council has been evident during the Bonneville Power Administration's Financial Choices public process this spring and summer. Read More...  

3. HATCHERY VS. WILD DEBATE CONTINUES AT OREGON COMMISSION
Posted on Monday, September 22, 2003 (PST)
After three months of bi-monthly meetings, Oregon's Native Fish Conservation Strategy task force has not reached a consensus. Although fish conservation groups generally support the draft policy, detractors say it is biased against hatchery fish. Read More...  

4. FUNDING APPROVED FOR 12 SUBBASIN ASSESSMENTS
Posted on Monday, September 22, 2003 (PST)
The Northwest Power Planning Council this week gave its stamp of approval for nearly $2 million in spending for the development of fish and wildlife assessments and management plans in 12 of the Columbia River Basin's subbasins.

The decisions, at Wednesday's Council meeting in Spokane, signal approval of work plans and budgets and authorizes NWPPC executive director Steve Crow to negotiate contracts with the lead entities for the individual subbasins.
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