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.