March 10, 2005

Senator chairs salmon recovery hearing, hears from Pacific Northwest

Senator chairs salmon recovery hearing, hears from Pacific Northwest witnesses

Washington, DC รข?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo today chaired a Senate subcommittee hearing on salmon recovery. There will be two satellite feeds today regarding the Senate subcommittee hearing on salmon chaired by Idaho Senator Mike Crapo. The footage will contain soundbites from Senator Crapo and NMFS Director Bob Lohn; both speak about collaboration on recovery efforts and funding needed for successful salmon recovery. B-roll includes shots of the hearing as well as footage of salmon fishing near Riggins, Idaho.The first satellite feed time and coordinates are as follows:12:15-12:20 p.m. Mountain/11:15-11:20 a.m. PacificGalaxy 3Transponder 24 VerticalDownlink 4180Standard audioThe same footage will be re-fed at the following time and coordinates:1:45-2:15 p.m. Mountain/12:45-1:15 p.m. PacificGalaxy 3Transponder 7 HorizontalDownlink 3840Standard audioA news release regarding the hearing will be available later this afternoon. If you have any questions about the satellite feeds, please contact Susan Wheeler, (202) 224-5150.