United States Seeks Dismissal Or Stay Of Tribe’s Water Delivery Lawsuit

Mealey's (October 6, 2016, 12:17 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — The United States on Oct. 5 moved to dismiss or to stay a lawsuit filed by the Hoopa Valley Tribe to stop two federal agencies from making water deliveries to the Klamath Irrigation Project for the benefit of a threatened salmon species (Hoopa Valley Tribe v. U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, et al., No. 16-4294, N.D. Calif., San Francisco Div.).

(Reclamation brief available.  Document #95-161013-017B.)

The tribe sued the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and National Marine Fisheries Service in the U.S. District Court for...
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