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Friday, May 17th, 2024

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Friday, May 17th, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

Government urged to avoid salmon protection rules

Steelhead are at the center of the FishPass controversy.

The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association wants the government to convene a Cabinet-level committee with the power to allow exemptions to the Endangered Species Act. Known as the “God squad” because its decisions can lead to extinctions of threatened wildlife, it has only gathered three times – the last 25 years ago during a controversy over spotted owl habitat in the Northwest. 

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