80 percent of water withdrawals in the Northwest.”

The Corps acknowledged the suit had been filed, but said it is not
responsible for the water withdrawal.
“Yes, a suit has been filed. However, the Corps’ only involvement is
regulatory issue,” said Diane Brimfall, the Corps’ Chief of the Portland
District public affairs office. “In this case, the Oregon Water
Resources Department is the one to make the decision on the water
She added that she believes the Justice Department may have already
asked the suit to be …

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