Modesto Irrigation Dist. v. Gutierrez

ELR Citation: ELR 20226
No(s). 09-15214 (9th Cir. Aug 20, 2010)

The Ninth Circuit affirmed a lower court decision upholding the NMFS' decision to list the steelhead, a type of Pacific salmon, as a threatened species in California's Central Valley. In listing the steelhead, the NMFS defined it as a distinct species under the ESA, separate from rainbow trout, anot...