Endangered Species Act, section 7 consultation

biological opinion : reinitiation of consultation on 1994-1998 operation of the federal Columbia River power system and juvenile transportation program in 1995 and future years by United States. National Marine Fisheries Service.

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  • Salmon -- Effect of dams on -- Columbia River Watershed.,
  • Salmon -- Transportation -- Columbia River Watershed.

Edition Notes

Other titlesBiological opinion., Reinitiation of consultation on 1994-1998 operation of the federal Columbia River power system and juvenile transportation program in 1995 and future years.
Statementconducted by National Marine Fisheries Service, Northwest Region.
ContributionsUnited States. Army. Corps of Engineers., United States. Bonneville Power Administration., United States. Bureau of Reclamation.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 166 p. ;
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14559637M

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