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Latest CBB News > Archives > December 15, 2000
December 15, 2000

1. RECOVERY PLANS FINE-TUNED; TO BE RELEASED NEXT WEEK
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2003 (PST)
Federal officials plan to release the final Columbia Basin salmon
restoration plan and biological opinion on the federal hydropower system
as required under the Endangered Species Act next week.
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2. KITZHABER BLASTS FEDERAL ORDER TO SEND POWER SOUTH
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2003 (PST)
On the heels of a predicted Northwest power emergency earlier this week,
U.S. Secretary of Energy Bill Richardson ordered the Bonneville Power
Administration to send energy south to help California avert a Stage 3
power emergency that would cause the state to institute rolling
blackouts.
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3. SCIENTISTS MULL IMPLICATIONS OF SALMON SEX CHANGE
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2003 (PST)
Scientists have reason to believe that a contributing factor in the
decline of Northwest salmon is that many females could have male
chromosomes. Samples of fall chinook salmon taken in 1999 from the
Hanford Reach on the Columbia River found that 80 percent of the females
spawning probably began life as males.
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