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Latest CBB News > Archives > Nov. 5, 2004
Nov. 5, 2004

COLVILLE TRIBES AND DOUGLAS PUD SETTLE LANDS DISPUTE
Posted on Friday, November 05, 2004 (PST)
The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Indian Reservation and Douglas County Public Utility District have settled a longstanding dispute over tribal lands flooded by Wells Dam. Read More...  

OFFICIALS DISCUSS SUBBASIN PLANNING, PROJECT FUNDING
Posted on Friday, November 05, 2004 (PST)
A group of state, federal and tribal officials that convened occasionally to troubleshoot during the development of 59 Columbia River basin "subbasin plans" was called together again last to offer advice on how and when the fish and wildlife goals of those plans should be implemented. Read More...  

COUNCIL WORK CONTINUES TOWARD SUBBASIN PLAN ADOPTION
Posted on Friday, November 05, 2004 (PST)
The Northwest Power and Conservation Council and staff continue on their previously announced schedule toward adoption of newly developed subbasin plans while at the same time plumbing regional stakeholders' for their views on side issues that will affect how those fish and wildlife management strategies will be implemented. Read More...  

AFS WESTERN DIVISION TO REVIEW NEW FCRPS BIOLOGICAL OPINION
Posted on Friday, November 05, 2004 (PST)
Accepting a charge from Northwest tribes, the American Fisheries Society's Western Division will ask a team of scientists to investigate whether science properly underpins the policy directives outlined in NOAA Fisheries' draft 2004 Federal Columbia River Power System biological opinion. Read More...  

JUDGE AGAIN ISSUES INJUNCTION AGAINST LOWER SNAKE DREDGING
Posted on Thursday, November 04, 2004 (PST)
A Seattle-based judge has for the second time in two years blocked planned dredging of a lower Snake River navigation channel and inland ports, saying that the potential for "irreparable" environmental damage outweighs alleged economic harm that would occur if the channel is not cleared of sediment. Read More...  

DRAFT BILL ON WASHINGTON’S COLUMBIA RIVER INITIATIVE RELEASED
Posted on Thursday, November 04, 2004 (PST)
Washington State Department of Ecology officials this week released for public comment draft legislation and rules to manage future water withdrawals from the Columbia River. Read More...  

SCIENTISTS ISSUE REPORT ON NORTHWEST CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS
Posted on Thursday, November 04, 2004 (PST)
Scientists with expertise in climate and its impacts have developed a “consensus statement” that summarizes the likely effects of climate change on the Pacific Northwest. Read More...  

STEELHEAD COLLECTED FOR GRANDE RONDE HATCHERY PROJECT
Posted on Thursday, November 04, 2004 (PST)
Volunteers and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife staff successfully collected 107 adult steelhead in the lower Grande Ronde River at Troy in the second year of a hatchery management project. Read More...  

STATE GRANTS FUND CLOSED PIPING OF OPEN DITCHS IN YAKIMA BASIN
Posted on Thursday, November 04, 2004 (PST)
Salmon and other fish inhabiting streams in the Yakima River basin will get more water, thanks to $311,220 in grants from the Department of Ecology. Read More...  

 

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