April 2002 Environment & Climate News

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April, 2002
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According to the National Academy of Sciences, the federal government’s shutoff of irrigation water to farmers in the Klamath Basin area not only was unnecessary, but likely harmed the very sucker fish and salmon proponents claimed they want to protect. That story launches Environment & Climate News’ April 2002 coverage of “fish wars” nationwide: salmon in the Pacific Northwest, the Gila topminnow in Arizona, and western native trout in roadless areas throughout the west. President George W. Bush’s new global warming initiative, and the ongoing debate in Congress over increasing corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards, also merit front-page coverage. (download pdf)

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