Friday, June 5, 2009

California State Senate Approves salmon bill

A bill sponsored by California State Senator Patricia Wiggins passed the Senate Monday. The bill allows projects designed to restore and conserve wild salmon and steelhead to access the states Ocean Protection Trust fund. The vote would allow salmon related projects to apply for funding or loans through the Trust opening up as much as 45 million dollars for restoration. See the coverage in the Eureka Times-Standard.

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