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Latest CBB News > Archives > Dec. 2, 2005
Dec. 2, 2005

ANOTHER FLURRY OF BIOP BRIEFS; FEDS ISSUE NEW OPERATIONS PLAN
Posted on Friday, December 02, 2005 (PST)
A truckload of documents filed with the U.S. District Court last week seek to discredit a previously submitted Columbia River hydrosystem operations plan for the spring and summer of 2006, and substitute plans that federal agencies and others say will provide more benefits for salmon and cost less to implement. Read More...  

PROPOSALS SOUGHT FOR TAKE OVER OF FISH PASSAGE CENTER WORK
Posted on Friday, December 02, 2005 (PST)
The Bonneville Power Administration will issue a request for proposals as early as next week for entities, or an entity, to take over the primary functions of Fish Passage Center. Read More...  

PLANS UNDERWAY TO COUNTER BOLDNESS OF SEA LIONS IN COLUMBIA
Posted on Friday, December 02, 2005 (PST)
Metal and acoustic barriers will be thrown up and harassment will be an ever-ready option in 2006 as fishery and hydrosystem officials try to unsettle a crowd of California sea lions that has, in recent years, made the Bonneville Dam tailrace their salmon buffet table. Read More...  

STUDY DOCUMENTS BYCATCH NUMBERS IN COMMERCIAL FISHERIES
Posted on Friday, December 02, 2005 (PST)
A new study shows that for every five pounds of fish caught by U.S. commercial fisheries, one pound is dumped – dead, dying and wasted. Read More...  

COLUMBIA WATER PARTNERSHIP ISSUES STRAWMAN PROPOSAL
Posted on Friday, December 02, 2005 (PST)
A state-led effort to establish a more cordial process for Columbia River water sharing is moving ahead in Washington again after foundering last year in the state Read More...  

ODFW COMMISSION REVISES STATE’S WOLF MANAGEMENT PLAN
Posted on Friday, December 02, 2005 (PST)
The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission Thursday reiterated its support for the Oregon Wolf Conservation and Management Plan as it approved moving certain sections of the plan to an appendix because they are not allowed under state law. Read More...  

 

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