[env-trinity] San Diego Union Tribune 2 8 10

Dan Bacher danielbacher at fishsniffer.com
Tue Feb 9 10:15:32 PST 2010


Wow - that's sure a short article. Six sentences!

dan
On Feb 9, 2010, at 9:29 AM, Byron Leydecker wrote:

> Ecologists say unrestricted pumping will harm fish
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> San Diego Union-Tribune-2/8/10
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> Environmentalists say a federal judge's order to temporarily allow  
> unrestricted pumping in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta threatens  
> to push endangered salmon into extinction.
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> Last week's decision by U.S. District Court Judge Oliver Wanger  
> freed up irrigation supplies for farms hammered by years of  
> drought. Farmers had complained that pumping restrictions in place  
> to protect winter-run Chinook salmon worsened their situation.
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> Some of the country's largest growers pressed for the restrictions  
> to be lifted to nurture their fields and orchards.
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> But the Natural Resources Defense Council and Earthjustice argue  
> that the limits are necessary to help keep West Coast fishermen in  
> business and protect their dwindling catch.
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> Wanger will hear their motion in his Fresno courtroom Wednesday
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> Byron Leydecker, JcT
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> Chair, Friends of Trinity River
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