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The Latest On: Salmon

April 16, 2005 | Case

Recovering Columbia/Snake River Salmon

For decades, Earthjustice has been fighting to keep endangered salmon in the Columbia River and its main tributary, the Snake River, from going extinct. The major threat is a system of dams that hinders salmon migration. We’re litigating for better operation of the dams and advocating for the ultimate removal of four outdated dams on the lower Snake River.

October 6, 2004 | Case

Protecting Spawning Salmon in Butte Creek

Earthjustice has been involved in a long-running tussle with Pacific Gas and Electric and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission over the amount of water left in Butte Creek to benefit spawning spring-run king salmon.

May 12, 1993 | Feature

Win by Losing

Some lawsuits fail in court but still accomplish their overall objective. One such case rescued the Sacramento River winter-run king salmon. Mike Sherwood, the lead attorney on the case, tells the story.

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