No. CIV. 01-6124-AA.

145 F.Supp.2d 1192 (2001)

Steven Lewis KANDRA; David Cacka; Klamath Irrigation District; Tulelake Irrigation District; and Klamath Water Users Association, Plaintiffs, and City of Klamath Falls, Klamath County, Modoc County, and Lon Bailey, Plaintiffs-Intervenors, v. UNITED STATES of America; Gale Norton, Secretary of the Interior; Don Evans, Secretary of Commerce, Defendants, and Klamath Tribes; Yurok Tribe; the Wilderness Society, et al., Defendants-Intervenors,

United States District Court, D. Oregon.

April 30, 2001.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Stephen A. Hutchinson, Douglas M. DuPriest, Hutchinson, Cox, Coons & DuPriest, Eugene, OR, Stuart L. Somach, Paul S. Simmons, John A. Mendez, Somach, Simmons & Dunn, Sacramento, CA, William M. Ganong, Klamath Falls, OR, for plaintiffs.

Richard C. Whitlock, City Attorney, Klamath Falls, OR, for plaintiff-intervenor City of Klamath Falls.

Reginald R. Davis, Klamath County Counsel, Klamath Falls, OR, for plaintiff-intervenor Klamath County.

Thomas M. Buckwalter, Modoc County Counsel, Alturas, OR, for plaintiff-intervenor Modoc County.

Laura A. Schroeder, Steven Lee Shrop-shire, Schroeder Law Offices, Portland, OR, for plaintiff-intervenor Lon Bailey.

James L. Sutherland, Assistant United States Attorney, Eugene, OR, Lyn Jacobs, United States Department of Justice, Environment & Natural Resources Division, Wildlife & Marine Resources Section, Washington, DC, Stephen M. MacFarlane, United States Department of Justice, Environment & Natural Resources Division, Sacramento, CA, David W. Harder, United States Department of Justice, Environment & Natural Resources Division, Indian Resources Section, Denver, CO, for defendants.

Carl V. Ullman, Klamath Tribes Water Adjudication Project, Chiloquin, OR, Lea Ann Easton, Native American Program Oregon Legal Services, Portland, OR, Walter Echo-Hawk, Native American Rights Fund, Boulder, CO, for defendant-intervenor Klamath Tribes.

Curtis G. Berkey, Scott W. Williams, Alexander & Karshmer, Berkeley, CA, for defendant-intervenor Yurok Tribe.

Jan E. Hasselman, Todd D. True, Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund, Seattle, WA, Peter M.K. Frost, Eugene, OR, Robert G. Hunter, Medford, OR, for defendants-intervenors The Wilderness Society, Waterwatch of Oregon, Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations, Institute for Fisheries Resources, Oregon Natural Resources Council, Northcoast Environmental Center, and Klamath Forest Alliance.

Frank DeMarco, Siskiyou County Counsel, William Standley, Assistant County Counsel, Donald R. Langford, Mary Frances McHugh, Deputies County Counsel, Yreka, CA, for amicus curiae Siskiyou County.


AIKEN, District Judge.

Plaintiffs move for a preliminary injunction against defendant United States of America, Department of Interior, enjoining the Bureau of Reclamation ("Reclamation") from implementing the Klamath Reclamation Project 2001 Annual Operations Plan ("2001 Plan" or "Plan"). Under the 2001 Plan, water elevations of Upper Klamath Lake and water flows below Iron Gate Dam will...

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