National Wildlife Federation v. NMFS, 524 F.3d 917 (9th Cir. 2008)
Challenge to NMFS’ 2004 biological opinion on FCRPS operations. The Ninth Circuit affirmed the District Court determination that NMFS had illegally altered the jeopardy standard and its remand of the opinion to the agency for one year while leaving the opinion in place.
CRITFC Science Team
CRITFC’s Fish Science department consists of geneticists, hydrologists, fish biologists, biometricians, meteorologists, and other scientists dedicated to studying salmon and their ecosystem.