Lawyers for a coalition of environmental and fishing groups on Monday
said the federal government’s approach to salmon recovery errs by focusing
on "life support" rather than aiming to cure the disease.
American Rivers, in a pair of appeals, is asking the U.S. Court of Appeals
for the Ninth Circuit to require that the document guiding recovery actions
at Columbia-Snake river dams be revamped. The court convened in Portland.
In one case, American Rivers and the other …