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Lone Mountain NRDAR Endangered Fish Restoration

Dates

Start Date
2004
End Date
2014

Summary

Background information.— The Lone Mountain slurry spill injured two endangered fish species in the Powell River—the yellowfin madtom ( Noturus flavipinnis) and the slender chub ( Erimystax cahni). The yellowfin madtom was historically widespread throughout the Upper Tennessee River drainage but was presumed extinct at the time of its formal scientific description. The discovery of three surviving but geographically isolated populations in the late 1970s and early 1980s resulted in its listing as a threatened species. The slender chub was also once relatively common in the Powell River but is now listed as one of the most narrowly distributed minnows in North America. Both the yellowfin madtom and the slender chub are sensitive to chemical [...]

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Conservation Scientists Paddle to a Release Site with Bags of Fish.jpg
“Conservation Scientists Paddle to a Release Site with Bags of Fish”
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Young Propogated Yellowfin Madtoms Acclimating in a Bag.jpg
“Young Propogated Yellowfin Madtoms Acclimating in a Bag”
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typeTotal Project Expenditures (2014 dollars)
value$177,000
typeJob-Years
value5.6 (31.6 per $1M)
typeLabor Income (2014 dollars)
value$259,000 ($1.5M per $1M)
typeValue Added (2014 dollars)
value$313,000 ($1.8M per $1M)
typeEconomic Output (2014 dollars)
value$529,000 ($3.0M per $1M)
typePercent of Expenditures Spent Locally
value<1%
typeLocal Project Expenditures (2014 dollars)
value$1,000
typeLocal Job-Years
value0
typeLocal Labor Income (2014 dollars)
value$0
typeLocal Value Added (2014 dollars)
value$0
typeLocal Economic Output (2014 dollars)
value$1,000
typeEconomy Extent
valueNational Economic Impacts
projectStatusCompleted

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