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Latest CBB News > Archives > Oct. 26, 2007
Oct. 26, 2007

COUNCIL CO2 PAPER GIVES FORUM TO SPILL, DAM REMOVAL DEBATE
Posted on Friday, October 26, 2007 (PST)
Public comments suggested tinkering, expanded analysis and scope and other fine-tuning, but, overall, most judged the Northwest Power and Conservation Council's draft "Carbon Dioxide Footprint of the Northwest Power System" paper as a needed "dose of reality" for the region. Read More...  

LOWER MONUMENTAL DAM'S SPILLWAY WEIR INSTALLATION BEGINS
Posted on Friday, October 26, 2007 (PST)
The latest "removable spillway weir" off the assembly line had smooth passage upstream and by week's end was being nestled into place with the expectation it will provide smoother downstream passage for migrating juvenile salmon and steelhead next spring and summer. Read More...  

OSU RESEARCHERS RECEIVE FUNDING FOR MAJOR WATERSHED STUDIES
Posted on Friday, October 26, 2007 (PST)
Researchers from Oregon State University and a variety of collaborators have been awarded more than $2.3 million in funding from the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board to conduct seven separate studies involving Oregon streams and watersheds. Read More...  

NMFS SEEKS MEMBERS FOR NEW RECOVERY IMPLEMENTATION SCIENCE PANEL
Posted on Friday, October 26, 2007 (PST)
The National Marine Fisheries Service is seeking volunteers to serve on a new panel that will provide scientific support for implementation of recovery plans developed for Endangered Species Act listed salmon and steelhead. Read More...  

AS PLANNED, HIGH RIVER FLOWS BREACH SANDY RIVER'S COFFER DAM
Posted on Friday, October 26, 2007 (PST)
Mother Nature triggered the last phase of the Marmot Dam removal on the Sandy River last Friday (Oct. 19). As anticipated, the first high- river flows of the season breached the earthen coffer dam that held back water during Portland General Electric's demolition activities at the site. Read More...  

NOAA FISHERIES ASKS JUDGE FOR MORE TIME ON COHO LISTING CASE
Posted on Friday, October 26, 2007 (PST)
There's much to do, and too little time to do it, the NOAA Fisheries Service this week told the federal judge who on Oct. 9 gave the agency 60 days to reconsider the status of the Oregon Coast coho salmon. Read More...  

 

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