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The Latest On: Salmon

June 27, 2016 | Legal Document

Legal Document: Alaskan and Canadian Groups Petition Secretary of the Interior to Investigate Mines in British Columbia

This petition, submitted under the 1971 Pelly Amendment to the Fishermen’s Protective Act by Earthjustice’s Alaska regional office, analyzes the six hard-rock mines in British Columbia and their expected impacts on watersheds, and invokes the Interior Department’s duty to investigate when foreign nationals may be “diminishing the effectiveness” of U.S. conservation treaties

June 20, 2016 | Legal Document

Joint Response to Federal Defendants Opening Brief Re Remand Schedule

Earthjustice, along with the State of Oregon and the Nez Perce Tribe opposed a request by federal agencies to delay at least five more years adopting a plan for major changes to a hydro-power system in the Columbia River Basin that has been functioning illegally since 2000, jeopardizing endangered salmon and steelhead.


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