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Good, Bad, Ugly

Nov 05, 2019

The good, the bad, and the ugly in the new non-jeopardy biological opinions for the CVP/SWP:  Tom Cannon writes, “The Endangered Species Act (ESA) directs all federal agencies to work to conserve endangered and threatened species and to use their authorities to further the purposes of the Act.  … The new proposed action from Reclamation can now go into effect without RPAs that would hinder Reclamation from maximizing water deliveries. The new Biological Opinions will govern project operations under a wide array of vague commitments to protect and recover listed species: some good, some bad, and some simply ugly. … ”  Continue reading at the California Fisheries Blog here: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly in the New Non-Jeopardy Biological Opinions for CVP/SWP