Court Upholds Guidelines to Protect Fish

Reuters: An appeals court on Thursday sided with environmentalists over growers and upheld federal guidelines that limit water diversions in order to protect delta smelt. The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that a lower court should not have overturned recommendations that the state reduce exports of water to the south from the north. The reduced exports leave more water in the Sacramento Delta for the finger-size delta smelt and have been blamed for exacerbating the effects of......

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