Salmon Law and Policy in 1995: A Brief Overview

6 Pages Posted: 15 Jun 2017

Date Written: March 14, 1996


This brief essay reviews the implementation of two prominent decisions interpreting the Northwest Power Act and the Endangered Species Act by the Northwest Power Planning Council and the National Marine Fisheries Service. The essay also discusses a number of other decisions affecting salmon law and policy as well as some initiatives of the federal Bonneville Power Administration that threatened to undermine salmon restoration.

Keywords: Hydropower, Fish and Wildlife, Salmon, Endangered Species, Federalism

JEL Classification: H11, H23, H44, H53, H77, K11, K32, N52, Q23, Q24, Q28, Q34, Q56, Q58, R52

Suggested Citation

Blumm, Michael C., Salmon Law and Policy in 1995: A Brief Overview (March 14, 1996). Environmental Law, Vol. 26, p. 651, 1996. Available at SSRN:

Michael C. Blumm (Contact Author)

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