Enviros appeal San Joaquin-Sacramento Bay Delta salmon ruling

A federal judge had earlier throttled federal scientists’ actions as being in “bad faith and their testimony as “false,” “outrageous,” “incredible,” “unworthy of belief” and more.

E&E News PM reports,

Environmental groups are asking a federal court to keep intact a U.S. government plan to protect chinook and steelhead salmon in California waters.

The appeal, filed yesterday in the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, is aimed at a decision last year by U.S. District Court Judge Oliver Wanger in Fresno.

Wanger had thrown out parts of the National Marine Fisheries Service’s analysis of the effects of San Joaquin-Sacramento Bay Delta water pumping on endangered and threatened fish, saying the agency did not have the scientific backing to declare a strong relationship between some water exports and dead salmon…

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  1. If these ‘scientists’ were so blatantly lying, then why can’t they be punished. Will they get away with it? Someone tell me.

  2. Old Forester has a very good point about many of these enviro religions propagating blatant lies – why cannot someone bring a case against any of them – are they allowed to spew their disingenuous crap without any fear of admonishment


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