posted on April 4, 2014 at 10:11 AM
posted on March 14, 2014 at 9:24 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Because of California's lingering drought, millions of young California salmon could soon be migrating to the ocean via freeways instead of the Sacramento River.
The Sacramento Bee reports state and federal wildlife...
posted on February 21, 2014 at 2:38 PM
People on the West Coast have counted on fish hatcheries for more than a century to help rebuild populations of salmon and steelhead decimated by overfishing, logging, mining, agriculture and hydroelectric dams, and bring them to a level where...
posted on June 14, 2013 at 2:48 PM
The new powers were made possible by a March ruling of an administrative law judge confirming the tribes have the oldest water rights in the upper basin
posted on January 25, 2013 at 1:46 PM
Governor Inslee calls the plan a concrete and specific proposal for bolstering agriculture and the economy.
posted on December 7, 2012 at 12:16 PM
Aquabounty is the only U.S. company publicly seeking approval for a genetically modified animal that's raised to be eaten by humans.
posted on November 23, 2010 at 2:11 PM
PORTLAND, Ore (AP) — A federal appeals court has halted the killing of sea lions who make fast food of endangered salmon and steelhead at Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River.
posted on September 24, 2010 at 6:09 PM
Corn trades at levels not seen since 2008, setting up a classic acreage battle next spring. An advisory committee tells the FDA, genetically modified salmon are safe for human consumption. In the wake of a half-a-billion egg recall, lawmakers...
posted on September 23, 2010 at 8:09 PM
Over the past 15 years, genetically engineered plants have been grown on more than 2 billion acres, offering increased disease resistance, insect protection and a proven method of boosting food production.
posted on February 19, 2010 at 7:02 PM
SALEM, Oregon (AP) -- A century-old fight over water from Oregon's Klamath Basin ended Thursday with signed agreements that assure farmers water and power to keep their crops green, and lay out the removal of dams that have blocked salmon from...
posted on January 21, 2010 at 11:01 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif (AP) - It was just five years ago that fishing guide Bob Sparre had all the salmon he could handle.
posted on October 2, 2009 at 8:10 PM
MEDFORD, Ore (AP) — The turning point toward removing four Klamath River dams in Oregon and California to restore struggling salmon runs came in the little Shenandoah Valley town of Shepherdstown, W.Va.
posted on June 5, 2009 at 8:06 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Federal regulators on Thursday released a court-ordered plan to help struggling chinook salmon that includes opening California dams and restricting pumping, prompting howls of protest from state officials because it will...
posted on November 21, 2008 at 8:11 PM
GRANTS PASS, Ore (AP) -- Farms and orchards that continue to use three pesticides that harm salmon will have to greatly expand buffer zones around their fields so the chemicals don't reach streams, federal biologists ruled Tuesday.
posted on October 24, 2008 at 8:10 PM
SEATTLE (AP) -- A panel of federal appellate judges is being asked to decide whether the government should count hatchery-raised salmon and steelhead when considering the fish populations for protection under the Endangered Species Act.