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Press Release: Victory November 20, 2007

Feds Throw in Towel on Effort to Strip Key Salmon Protections

This after court found Bush administration misrepresented views of key scientists

Press Release: Victory April 2, 2007

Court Ruling Protects Salmon and Clean Water from Harmful Logging

Court finds Bush administration misrepresented views of key scientists

Document March 29, 2006

Northwest Salmon ACS Report

Document March 29, 2006

Aquatic Conservation Strategy Fact Sheet

Background information on salmon protection in the Northwest

Sockeye salmon.
(Xuanlu Wang / Shutterstock)
case May 27, 2004

Challenging Inadequate Protections for Salmon in the Northwest Forest Plan

The Northwest Forest Plan was written to balance timber demand with wildlife needs. One part—the Aquatic Conservation Strategy—aimed to protect salmon and clean water. The Bush administration drastically weakened the strategy, and on March 30, 2007, a federal court found that administration acted illegally by suppressing scientific evidence.

Press Release May 27, 2004

DUP – Administration Increases Logging to Appease Timber Industry

Groups move to uphold law that protects clean water and salmon

Press Release May 27, 2004

Administration Increases Logging to Appease Timber Industry

Groups move to uphold law that protects clean water and salmon

feature: Victory May 12, 2002

The Forest and the Trees

Litigation to save the northern spotted owl from extinction slowed the rate of logging dramatically in the nick of time.