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Latest CBB News > Archives > November 9, 2001
November 9, 2001

1. NMFS ANNOUNCES REVIEW OF ESA LISTINGS, HATCHERY POLICIES
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
Instead of appealing a federal court order that tossed out the Oregon
coastal coho Endangered Species Act listing, the National Marine
Fisheries Service has opted to use that decision as a springboard toward
the re-evaluation of as many as 23 other West Coast listings and its own
artificial production strategy.
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2. TRIBES, CONSERVATION AND FISHING GROUPS SUE BPA
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
Fishing and conservation groups and two Columbia Basin tribes this week
announced the filing of lawsuits claiming that the Bonneville Power
Administration has violated the Northwest Power Act by failing to manage
the federal hydrosystem "equitably" to produce energy and to restore
salmon.
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3. HANFORD REACH AGREEMENT LIMITS WATER FOR CHUM
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
Flows to protect threatened lower Columbia River chum salmon likely
won't start until at least Nov. 19, after restrictions on flows in
Hanford Reach are lifted. The federal hydroelectric system operating
agencies told fisheries managers at this week's Technical Management
Team meeting that the Vernita Bar Agreement restricts the amount of water they can get to Bonneville Dam through Feb. 18.
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4. COUNCIL OKS $35 MILLION COLUMBIA PLATEAU PROJECT BUDGET
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
The Northwest Power Planning Council marched ahead Thursday with a plan
that allots nearly $35 million in fiscal year 2002 spending on new and
ongoing fish and wildlife projects in the Columbia Plateau Province.
"This is an example of the Council approving on-the-ground projects that
will benefit fish and wildlife, and doing so within the budget
established by Bonneville," Council Chairman Larry Cassidy of Vancouver,
Wash., said.
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