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The Latest On: Northwest

December 26, 2001 | Case

Northwest Salmon Protections

Organizations representing various industry groups have filed several suits trying to strip away Endangered Species Act protection from salmon in the Pacific Northwest. Earthjustice has intervened to defend the protections, on the theory that hatcheries can replace wild salmon and their habitat.

October 30, 2001 | Press Release

Coho In Danger; Appeal Issue Unresolved

A federal district court denied the request by eight environmental and fishing groups to reinstate federal Endangered Species Act protections for Oregon coast coho salmon.

October 3, 2001 | Press Release

Groups Join Fight for Wild Coho Protection

Environmental and fishing groups file a series of legal measures seeking to reverse a federal judge's ruling that removed federal protection from wild coho salmon in Oregon.

September 17, 2001 | Case

Klamath River: Salmon Protection

Earthjustice challenges long-term irrigation plan in midst of largest fishkill recorded in the Pacific Northwest.

July 18, 2001 | Press Release

Citizens Sue Over Urban Sprawl Threat To Puget Sound Salmon

In an effort to protect rare salmon habitat, Pilchuck Audubon Society and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility today filed a challenge in federal district court to a development project along the banks of the Snohomish River in Everett, Washington.