Conservation groups set to sue major hydro plant owner over Kennebec dam operations | Conservation Law Foundation

Conservation groups set to sue major hydro plant owner over Kennebec dam operations

Colin Woodard, Portland Press Herald

“Right now they are operating those facilities in violation of the Endangered Species Act, because they don’t have authorization to kill Atlantic salmon, which is what their dams do,” said Sean Mahoney, executive vice president of the Conservation Law Foundation. “So they need to apply to get that authority or they need to remove the cause of the killing or taking of Atlantic salmon, which are the four dams.”

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