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Latest CBB News > Archives > December 7, 2001
December 7, 2001

1. CORPS CHOOSES NON-BREACHING ALTERNATIVE FOR SNAKE
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
After more than five years of research conducted at a cost of $25
million, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced this week that major
systems improvements -- not dam breaching -- will be the preferred path
for trying to improve salmon and steelhead survival through four lower
Snake River federal hydroelectric projects.
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2. REGIONAL SALMON GOVERNANCE FORUM AGAIN DISCUSSED
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
The "federal executives," along with representatives of states and
tribes, met this week to consider the potential of transitioning from an
informal organization to a more formal, regional decision-making forum.
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3. ISSUE PAPERS RAISE QUESTIONS ABOUT RECOVERY IMPLEMENTATION
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
Federal, state and tribal representatives raised issues this week with
the federal "implementation plan" released by the federal action
agencies in mid-November.

The plan describes the specific measures the agencies will implement
between Oct. 1, 2001, and Sept. 30, 2002, to comply with the National
Marine Fisheries Service' 2000 biological opinion.
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4. WET WEATHER PATTERN PUTS DENT IN DROUGHT
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
One or two storms does not necessarily mark the end of a drought cycle.
But things are looking up for those in the Pacific Northwest that have
been praying for rain, and snow.
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5. SCIENTISTS ASKED TO RE-EVALUATE METHOW PROJECT BENEFITS
Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 (PST)
An October discovery that a section of north-central Washington's Methow
River had run dry has caused funding entities to rethink a March
decision to spend $2.5 million to protect the reach's riparian habitat.
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