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Salmon News Summary – September 1, 2017

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TOP 10 SALMON NEWS STORIES Canada’s move to keep fishing Chinooks is short-sighted (Globe and Mail, August 28, 2017) Earlier this month, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game issued an emergency order closing all Chinook salmon fisheries (sport and …

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Salmon News Summary – August 25, 2017

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SPECIAL – SALMON FARMING Increased calls for more fish farm regulations (Global News, August 23, 2017) On the heels of a major escape of thousands of Atlantic Salmon from a Washington state fish farm, critics are calling for better protection …

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Salmon News Summary – August 18, 2017

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TOP 10 SALMON NEWS STORIES Mid-Season BC Salmon Update (Watershed Watch Salmon Society, August 15, 2017) As anticipated, 2017 is proving to be a difficult year for BC’s wild salmon. Sockeye, chinook, and steelhead that entered the ocean in 2015 …

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Salmon News Summary – August 4, 2017

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TOP 10 SALMON NEWS STORIES B.C. asks utilities commission to review $8.8-billion Site C dam megaproject (CBC, August 2, 2017) British Columbia’s New Democrat government has asked the province’s utilities commission to review the $8.8-billion Site C dam, throwing into …

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Salmon News Summary – July 28, 2017

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TOP 10 SALMON NEWS STORIES Pacific NorthWest LNG is Dead: 5 Things You Need to Know (Desmog Canada, July 25, 2017) Malaysia’s Petronas has cancelled plans to build the Pacific NorthWest LNG plant on Lelu Island near Prince Rupert, B.C., …