Judge Denies Water Authorities’ Bid To Stop Water Release To Benefit California Salmon

(August 27, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT) -- FRESNO, Calif. — A California federal judge on Aug. 26 denied a motion by two water authorities for a temporary restraining order and a preliminary injunction against a water release to protect salmon in the lower Klamath River, saying that the authorities are not likely to succeed in stopping the release and that their alleged loss of water does not outweigh the “potentially catastrophic damage” to migrating fish (San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority, et al. v. Sally Jewell, et al., No. 15-1290, E.D. Calif., Fresno...
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