Enviros Say Feds Flopped Again With Ore. Dam Review

Law360 (January 20, 2021, 10:54 PM EST) -- Environmental groups have asked an Oregon federal court to throw out the federal government's approval of the continued operation of a dam system in the Columbia and Snake rivers, saying the environmental analysis of the project was hurried and didn't properly weigh the project's impact on endangered fish.

National Wildlife Federation and several other groups filed a supplemental complaint with the court Tuesday, the eighth in the suit over the dam system, saying a biological opinion and environmental impact statement issued last summer and a September record of decision from several agencies violated federal law.

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