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Mar 24, 2016 - Bend Bulletin - All-or-nothing lawsuits not the answer for the Deschutes

All-or-nothing lawsuits not the answer for the Deschutes

U.S. District Judge Ann Aiken sent environmentalists and irrigators out of her court with plenty of homework this week. If the three local irrigation districts, the federal Bureau of Reclamation and their opponents, WaterWatch of Oregon and the Center for Biological Diversity, apply themselves, they might avoid what could be a long and expensive court battle that hurts both sides.