Tag Archives: Columbia River

Hanford Nuclear Site Leaks and Possible Environmental Impacts

AP story is here. An article about the history of the site and its proximity (and potential danger) to the Columbia River is here. Finally, here is an article from two years ago, which discusses the results of the contamination … Continue reading

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Tribal Friend of the Court Brief Filed in Support of Killing Sea Lions Near Bonneville Dam

Link to the story and brief via OPB here.

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Latest Order in Decade Long Columbia River Pollution Case

Trial is set for September in Pakootas v. Teck Cominco Metals, Ltd.  The News Tribune article about the order denying efforts by Teck Cominco Metals to bring in other parties is here. The order is here DCT Order 4-4-12 Seven … Continue reading

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Catherine O’Neill on Pollution in the Portland Harbor and Treaty Rights

From CPRBlog, h/t to Seattle Law’s Cases and Controversies Blog: [An excerpt] EPA is to be commended for declining to let the polluters call the shots at the Portland Harbor site. Their response to the LWG risk assessment sets an … Continue reading

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Yakama-Colville Dispute over Fishing Territories

The federal district court held that the two tribes, which had disputed fishing rights over places along the Columbia River, had to share. aug-2008-dct-order From the opinion: The dispute is part of a longstanding case brought by the United States … Continue reading

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“What It Will Take to Save Wild Salmon”

From AlterNet: By Joseph Friedrichs, Plenty Magazine Posted on March 4, 2008, Printed on March 5, 2008 http://www.alternet.org/story/78567/ Each spring tribal communities in the Columbia River basin in the Pacific Northwest host a salmon feast honoring the sacrifices the fish … Continue reading

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