Court Refuses to hear culvert case appeal

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Literature
Publication: 
Court Refuses to hear culvert case appeal. May 19, 2017. Northwest Treaty Tribes.
Year Published: 
2017
Organization: 
NGO
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The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals earlier today refused to hear the state of Washington’s most recent appeal of the culvert case. The decision could bring to a halt more than 15 years of litigation on whether the state of Washington has a duty under federal treaty to protect salmon habitat.

Category: 
salmon, habitat, restoration, impediments, culvert, block, restoration, legislation, planning, policy, state government

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