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SPOKANE, Wash., Sept.
By Anonymous Idaho utility regulators oppose a Bonneville Power Administration decision to eliminate or radically reduce electric rate credits to 85 percent of residential and small-farm electric customers in the state. The Idaho Public Utilities Commission said in a release Sept.
Anglers may retain two adult fall chinook salmon in the Columbia River beginning Thursday. Washington and Oregon officials on Tuesday liberalized the limit from one adult chinook to two between Warior Rock on Sauvie Island and Bonneville Dam.
By Tyler Graf Portland Bureau of Planning is stepping up efforts to finish the North Reach phase of its River Plan, which will change elements of the city's future policies for industrial land near the Willamette River.
By ERIK ROBINSON Alcoa will scoop 56,000 cubic yards of PCB-tainted sediment from the Columbia River near its old Vancouver smelter under a legally binding agreement reached this week with the state Department of Ecology.
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 12, 2008) - HAWKEYE Energy is pleased to announce that it has filed formal submission documents with BC Hydro registering the company for B.C. Hydro's 2008 Clean Power Call (CPC) which is also referred to as the Request for Proposal (RFP).
By ALLEN THOMAS Fall chinook salmon retention in the lower Columbia River will not close early, instead remaining open through Tuesday.
By Scott Sandsberry I am having some issues with the run of fall chinook salmon currently coming up the Columbia River. The main issue is, they aren't inclined to bite. Specifically, they aren't inclined to bite anything I have on the end of my fishing line.
An oceanographer with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said Tuesday a change in atmospheric conditions has generated a feast for West Coast salmon and other marine life off the U.S. west coast.
An independent analysis performed by Hardy Energy Consulting and released today by Puget Sound Energy (PSE) finds that competing proposed new public utility districts (NPUDs) in Skagit, Island and Jefferson counties will face a lengthened phase-in process to access low-cost power from the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) if they succeed in getting approved by Washington state voters in November and meet other requirements.
The Columbia Plateau ecoregion is a Level III ecoregion designed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency in the U.S. states of Oregon and Washington, with little areas over the Washington state border in Idaho. This ecoregion stretches across a wide swath of the Columbia River Basin from the Dalles, Oregon to Lewiston, Idaho to Okanogan, Washington near the Canadian border. It incorporates nearly 500 miles of the Columbia River, as well as the lower reaches of major tributaries....
Symbol: GRCO Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Biennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48 N Synonyms: GRNAC Grindelia nana Nutt. ssp. columbiana Piper GRNAD Grindelia nana Nutt. var. discoidea (Nutt.) A. Gray Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:ID, OR, WA Classification: Kingdom Plantae – Plants Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular...
The Short-horned Lizard is a small lizard that occurs in North America. Like other horned lizards, it is often wrongly called the "Horned Toad", but it is not a toad at all. It is a reptile, not an amphibian. It is also one of five species of lizards found in Canada. Taxonomy The taxonomy of the Short-horned Lizard is in the midst of a major revision based on recent research. As of 2004, accepted nomenclature recognizes two species: Phrynosoma douglasii (Bell 1829), the Pygmy...
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