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Latest CBB News > Archives > November 17, 2000
November 17, 2000

1. BPA CHIEF JOHANSEN MOVES TO PRIVATE SECTOR
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2003 (PST)
The Bonneville Power Administration witnessed a changing of the guard
today (Nov. 17) with Administrator Judi Johansen leaving to become
executive vice president for government affairs and regulation at
PacifiCorp.
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2. BATTLE LINES FORM OVER WASHINGTON WATER WITHDRAWALS
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2003 (PST)
Saying that rivers already have too little water to meet flow targets
for salmon migration, environmental groups petitioned the Washington
Department of Ecology to renew a moratorium on issuing water rights
permits on the Columbia and Snake rivers and their tributaries.
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3. CORPS' SNAKE-CLEARWATER DREDGING PLAN HITS SNAG
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2003 (PST)
An interim Corps of Engineers dredging plan intended to remove an
estimated 244,269 cubic yards of sediment from the federal navigation
channel at the confluence of the Snake and Clearwater rivers this winter
has drawn fire of conservation groups and tribes concerned about water
quality and impacts on ESA-listed and other fish.
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4. ESTUARY EFFORT BOUYED BY $30 MILLION FUNDING
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2003 (PST)
A gathering last week celebrated the just-won congressional
authorization that $30 million be spent to restore habitat in the
Columbia River and Tillamook Bay estuaries.

Shepherding the Northwest estuary legislation through as part of the
Water Resources Development Act was U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore.
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5. GUVS' HEARING TO CONSIDER NEW GOVERNANCE PLAN
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2003 (PST)
The governors of Montana and Oregon on Monday aim to trigger discussions
they hope will eventually give the Columbia Basin states and tribes more
clout in fish and wildlife restoration decisions.

Montana Gov. Marc Racicot and Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber have called a
public hearing take input on a "discussion draft" of proposed
legislation that would amend the Pacific Northwest Electric Power
Planning and Conservation Act.
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6. COUNCIL'S INNOVATIVE PROJECT REVIEW BEGINS
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2003 (PST)
A pool of 66 proposals requesting nearly $20 million is the response to
a Northwest Power Planning Council search for projects that test
innovative approaches to restoring Columbia River Basin fish and
wildlife populations.
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7. 'HIGH PRIORITY' PROJECT PROPOSALS REQUESTED
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2003 (PST)
The Northwest Power Planning Council and Bonneville Power Administration
issued a solicitation this week for "high priority" fish and wildlife
project proposals expected to bring immediate, on-the-ground benefits
for listed salmon and steelhead.
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