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Pacific Northwest Generating Co-op v. Brown, 38 F.3d 1058 (9th Cir. 1994)


Consolidated challenges to NMFS’ 1992 biological opinions on FCRPS operations, ocean fisheries under the PFMC’s Fishery Management Plan, and in-river fisheries under the Columbia River Fish Management Plan (CRFMP). Ninth Circuit affirmation that plaintiff power customers did not have standing under the ESA because their economic interest in power production “relates to the water resource, no the fish.”

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.