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LYIP Hearing Set for March 5


January 17, 2018 | View PDF

Monday, March 5th has been set by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to hear oral arguments on the appeal by federal agencies and the Lower Yellowstone Irrigation Project against the injunction on the fish bypass and concrete weir imposed by Judge Brian Morris last summer. The court has up to six weeks to rule on the appeal.

The 40 minute hearing will be held at the historic Pioneer Square Courthouse in Portland, OR at 9 a.m. The appellants include LYIP, the US Army Corps of Engineers, US Bureau of Reclamation and US Fish & Wildlife.

LYIP representatives will attend the hearing and attendance by others in the community is encouraged. But, anyone wishing to attend must contact LYIP immediately since a guest form must be filled out at least six weeks in advance. Visit their office at 2327 Lincoln Ave., S.E., Sidney or call 406-433-1306.


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