Columbia River

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a North American river

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The Columbia River Treaty is of immense importance to the economy, environment, and culture of Washington state and the Pacific Northwest.
The report's release comes at a critical time for the renegotiation of the Columbia River Treaty, which is due for an update in 2024.
A new treaty for the Columbia River should be negotiated, one that includes an ecosystem function as a primary purpose of river governance.
Television footage showed smoke and flames along with overturned black tanker cars snaking across the tracks, which weave through the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.
The anadromous River Lamprey (Lampetra ayresii) is known to occur in North America from Alaska to central California, generally in association with larger estuarine systems (such as the Fraser River in British Columbia, the Sacramento River in California, and the Columbia River in Washington-Oregon; Vladykov and Follett 1958; Weitkamp and others 2015).
Concerns about declining native lamprey populations across North America in general (Renaud, 1997), and in the Columbia River in particular (Close et al.
Removing the reactor was one of the most complex and hazardous projects Washington Closure has faced since beginning work on the Columbia River corridor in 2005," said Scott Sax, Washington Closure president.
The Columbia River is the largest river in the Pacific Northwest region of North America.
and the US Geological Survey, this volume presents the proceedings of the 2009 sixth Columbia River Basalt Group Symposium examining the status of scientific investigation into the Columbia River Basalt Group (CRBG), a volcanic region in the inland northwest of the United States.
4 billion replacement of the Interstate 5 bridge across the Columbia River lie in ruins after the Washington Legislature adjourned without approving its $450 million share of the project's cost.
environmental law for contaminating the Columbia river with millions of tons of waste discharged by the Trail, British Columbia zinc-lead smelter during the period from 1930 to 1995.
Native to the Pacific Coast of North America and Asia, Pacific lampreys are an important ceremonial and subsistence food for Aboriginal peoples in the Columbia River basin.
Columbia River Bank's name has been changed following its takeover by Columbia State Bank.
American Cruise Lines has finalized the 2010 schedule on the Columbia River for the newly acquired paddlewheel cruise ship, Queen of the West.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-25 January 2010-US Columbia River Bank placed into FDIC receivership(C)1994-2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
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