9th Circ. Culvert Decision Sows Uncertainty For Projects

By Juan-Carlos Rodriguez (May 24, 2017, 1:48 PM EDT) -- Judges on a Ninth Circuit panel that upheld an order directing the state of Washington to replace 1,000 culverts that infringed on tribal fishing rights said on Friday the ruling should be interpreted narrowly — but experts said the decision could fuel challenges to other wildlife-affecting projects based on a broader reading, and there's a good chance the U.S. Supreme Court would be interested in reviewing it....

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