Columbia River

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a North American river

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The Columbia River Treaty is a bi-national agreement that has been hailed as one of the most successful transboundary water treaties in the world.
Scope : Rehabilitation of a 35-ton tailrace gantry crane at the 1,780-MW Dalles hydropower project on the Columbia River.
Regulators had seized Columbia River Bank because of its low levels of capital.
Spring chinook fishing begins in the Columbia River below Portland in late February and peaks in the McKenzie and Middle Fork Willamette rivers at Eugene in May.
The tools presumed available for constraining agency behavior and, thus, for producing more integrated, rational, and effective policy in the Columbia River Basin, whether for salmon or other natural resources, ran the gamut from "incipient inter-agency coordination" to ambitious river valley authorities modeled after the Tennessee Valley Authority.
Yes, life on the Columbia River has improved considerably since explorers Lewis and Clark picked their way through the Pacific Northwest nearly 200 years ago, and a migration of settlers stumbled in their wake soon after.
Each year, hatcheries release millions of chinook into the Columbia River system in a bid by state game managers to save wild stocks of this salmon.
Harden's boyhood home of Moses Lake, Washington, where he returned to write this book about the once-magnificent Columbia river, is certainly not Bosnia.
The world's leading wind turbine manufacturer, Vestas, has designated the Port of Vancouver, USA as the exclusive port of entry for all of its wind energy projects in the Columbia River region.
is liable under United States environmental law for contaminating the Columbia River with millions of tons of smelting waste.
Shadow tribe; the making of Columbia River Indian identity.
Columbia River Bank, a subsidiary of Columbia Bancorp (NASDAQ: CBBO), has said that several administrative departments of the bank will relocate from downtown Vancouver, Washington to The Dalles, Oregon by mid-2009.
SALEM - Prompted by abundant returns of hatchery-reared coho salmon, Oregon fishery managers have increased the daily bag limits for coho salmon on many coastal rivers and Columbia River tributaries below Bonneville Dam.
The last of those sites is the most important fall spawning area for wild chinook in the main Columbia River.
Windsurfing's meccas are the Columbia River Gorge between Oregon and Washington and the north shore of Maui in Hawaii.
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