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...days of her July 13 decision. If either side objects by July 30, she wrote, the case would go to a federal judge. Brian Gorman, the NMFS spokesman in Seattle, said the agency was undecided. "We're still looking at it. It's a pretty long...
Makah seek to distance tribe from whale killing a court order that the tribe obtain a waiver under the Marine Mammal Protection Act to continue hunting whales. Brian Gorman, a spokesman for the National Marine Fisheries Service, the agency reviewing the waiver request, said he does not...
Northwest Digest

...themes that all recovery boards, and all of our scientists, have found is a common one in population losses," said Brian Gorman, a spokesman for the fisheries service. "Habitat restoration is one of the keys to improvement."
Northwest Digest Bonneville Dam, about 50 miles upriver from the confluence at Portland, as well as elsewhere on the two rivers. Brian Gorman of National Marine Fisheries Service in Seattle says reports of sea lion shootings have increased in the past two years...
Environmentalists sue, claiming new salmon rules aren't strong enough

...Washington Environmental Council. "Instead, this rule encourages a political version of 'Let's Make a Deal."' Brian Gorman, NMFS regional spokesman, said he wasn't surprised to see a lawsuit targeting the new approach to the 4(d) rules...
Salmon treaty left in limbo

...harvest reductions, he said from Olympia, Wash. A draft of the biological opinion may be released this week, said Brian Gorman, a fisheries service spokesman in Seattle. Critics of the rider see Alaska using its political clout, through Stevens...
Congress eyes more salmon conservation cuts

...restoration efforts. ``The appropriations bill does not provide nearly enough money to implement'' the treaty, said Brian Gorman, a spokesman for the National Marine Fisheries Service in Seattle. The rider waiving the Endangered Species Act sends...
Northwest Digest

...for Earthjustice, the environmental public interest law firm representing salmon advocates. NOAA fisheries spokesman Brian Gorman said the agency has not seen the lawsuit and could not immediately comment.
Administration: Salmon disaster money on its way

...Oregon, where two-term Republican Gordon Smith is defending his seat in a close contest with Democrat Jeff Merkley. Brian Gorman, a spokesman for the fisheries service, scoffed at Thompson's remark. "There isn't any conspiracy to hold back...
Juneau Empire Online Frontiers: Tern colony has officials concerned over threat to smolts 6/28/98

...and we need to so something about them,'' Craig said. The problem is not as simple as birds eating fish, notes Brian Gorman, spokesman for the National Marine Fisheries Services. ``In a perfect world, there wouldn't be a problem. There...


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