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Eco group takes feds to court over fish

The federal government is being taken to court in an effort to ensurethe recommendations from the latest inquiry into disappearing FraserRiver salmon are followed.

The federal government is being taken to court in an effort to ensure the recommendations from the latest inquiry into disappearing Fraser River salmon are followed.

Ecojustice, Canada’s largest non-profit environmental law organization, said failure to act on 25 previous post-harvest reviews is prolonging the problem.

Ottawa unveiled new aquaculture rules yesterday — but only for B.C. — after a court ruling forced the province to give up jurisdiction over fish farms to the federal government.