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Article June 16, 2011

Awash In Water and Profits, Cal Growers Denied More

The fight over the health of the Sacramento/Bay delta is a fight over the most important estuary on the west coast of north America.

document August 20, 2010

Ninth Circuit Decidion on CA Steelhead

Press Release: Victory August 20, 2010

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Protection for California's Wild Steelhead

Central Valley irrigators had argued for removal of endangered species protections

document October 27, 2008

CA Steelhead Delisting Rejected Decision

A U.S. District Court judge has rejected an attempt by California irrigators and logging industry groups to strip protected status from five populations of wild steelhead trout.

Press Release October 27, 2008

Federal Court Upholds Protection For California's Wild Steelhead Trout

Water user’s contention hatchery fish are adequate substitute rejected

feature January 3, 2006

Salmon Protection in the Northwest

Salmon Protection in the Northwest

Press Release May 17, 2004

Federal Court Keeps Protections in Place For Wild Steelhead

Government must review treatment of hatchery and wild fish

A male steelhead ready for release.
(Photo courtesy of Nils Rinaldi)
case: Victory October 14, 2003

Protecting Central Valley Steelhead

Steelhead once returned from the ocean in the millions every year to the Sacramento and San Joaquin River systems in the Central Valley. Today, these fish have been lost from 95% of their historic habitat, and they continue to face threats from unchecked water use, blockage by dams, urban sprawl, and polluted rivers. A group…

Press Release March 31, 2003

Conservation Groups Challenge Threat to Steelhead Protections

Irrigators seek to strip federal protections from fish