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Congress sends 2016 budget to White House

posted on December 18, 2015 at 5:52 PM

Congress sends 2016 budget to White House
Congress sent a $1.1 Trillion budget to President Obama's desk for signature on Friday, December 18, 2015. Full Story

Feds Reconsider Pathway for Genetically Modified Foods

posted on December 4, 2015 at 11:46 AM

Feds Reconsider Pathway for Genetically Modified Foods
The federal government’s recent approval of genetically modified salmon is raising questions among consumers and scientists about what other biological innovations might end up on American’s dinner tables. Full Story

GM salmon approved for human use

posted on November 20, 2015 at 5:17 PM

GM salmon approved for human use
The FDA made history this week, approving genetically modified salmon for human consumption. The Food and Drug Administration’s move clears the way for the AquAdvantage salmon, a fast-growing fish that will be raised in land-based farms and put... Full Story

Lingering drought heightens worries of extinction for salmon

posted on October 30, 2015 at 3:01 PM

Another deadly summer of drought has heightened fears of extinction in the wild for an iconic California salmon, federal officials said Wednesday. Full Story

Federal agency issues plan for coastal coho salmon recovery

posted on October 16, 2015 at 3:26 PM

A federal agency has released a road map for the recovery of threatened Oregon Coast coho salmon. The draft plan from the National Marine Fisheries Service focuses on protecting and restoring freshwater and habitats that have a mixture of... Full Story

California tries to save salmon in Wine Country creeks

posted on June 12, 2015 at 1:31 PM

California is taking desperate steps to save the last endangered salmon in Wine Country creeks that are going dry because of over-pumping and the drought, officials said Thursday. Full Story

Biologists identify pot gardens as salmon threat

posted on October 3, 2014 at 11:22 AM

Water use and other actions by the marijuana industry in the Emerald Triangle of Northern California and Southern Oregon are threatening salmon already in danger of extinction, federal biologists said Tuesday. Full Story

Fish Taken From California Hatcheries Amid Drought

posted on June 20, 2014 at 2:06 PM

The operation, will transport about 2 million fish, including 430,000 fingerling steelhead salmon, for release months ahead of schedule. Full Story

EPA agrees to pesticide buffers to protect salmon

posted on June 13, 2014 at 1:38 PM

A federal agency has agreed to restore temporary buffer zones for spraying several common agricultural pesticides along salmon streams in Oregon, California and Washington while it continues work on a permanent rule. Full Story

Engineered Salmon May Be a Tough Sell

posted on April 4, 2014 at 10:11 AM

California Salmon May be Moved by Truck

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... Full Story

Lawsuits could lead to changes at fish hatcheries

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... Full Story

Klamath Tribes and Feds Exercise Water Rights

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 Full Story

Governor Proposes Bill To Improve Washington Water Supply

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. Full Story

Fast-Growing Fish May Never Find Their Way To Your Plate

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. Full Story
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