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Ann L. Aiken
U.S. District Judge.

Fish before farmers.

“[W]hile it is clear that the [Klamath Basin] farmers face severe economic hardship, the threat to the survival of the [salmon and sucker] fish is greater.”

Source: “Tightening the Screws,” by Henry Lamb, Pennsylvania Landowner, Spring, 2001, page 8.
Hardcopy: Printout of 11-19-01 website that posted the quote.
Where: In a decision agreeing with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist Steve Lewis who had decided that the fish in the Upper Klamath Lake and Klamath River need water more than the nearby farmers.
Contributor: AIM

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