Water Rights Extensions Lacked Evidence Of Effect On Fish, Court Says
Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 12:23 PM EDT) -- SALEM, Ore. — An Oregon appeals panel on Dec. 31 reversed the state water department’s water permit extensions for three municipalities after agreeing with an environmental group that the department failed to justify its conclusions about the effects on fish species (WaterWatch of Oregon, Inc. v. Water Resources Department, et al., Nos. A148870, A148872 and A148874, Ore. App.; 2014 Ore. App. LEXIS 1855).
(Opinion available. Document #95-150115-007Z.)
WaterWatch of Oregon Inc. moved to have the Oregon Court of Appeals review three final orders in contested cases...