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Groups sue U.S. agencies, saying plan to protect salmon falls short
Groups sue U.S. agencies, saying plan to protect salmon falls short

A coalition of conservation and fishing organizations on Tuesday sued the federal agencies responsible for protecting endangered salmon and steelhead trout populations in the Pacific Northwest, charging that the agencies’ latest plan to aid 13 at-risk species falls short. The lawsuit targets the National Marine Fisheries Service, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, asking a federal judge to rule the current plan invalid and order the government to craft one that better protects the species. “We want the judge to tell the government to prepare a plan that complies with the law … and protects the salmon, which is what the law...

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