TITLE

Court Says Fish Need Help Now

PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
ENR: Engineering News-Record;11/7/2005, Vol. 255 Issue 18, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on a judgment by a three-member panel of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, California. The panel has ordered federal agencies supplying irrigation at the headwaters of the Klamath River in Oregon to return to a district court for a water distribution plan that takes into consideration survival of threatened coho salmon sooner than the eight-year ramp originally proposed. The decision has dealt a blow to the government's interpretation of the Endangered Species Act so as to increase water distribution to western farmers.
ACCESSION #
18826311

 

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