That was quick. Just two days after Central Valley irrigators requested a temporary injunction to stop water releases on the Trinity River, a federal judge today denied the request, saying that “the loss of added water supply [to Central Valley irrigators] in 2015 does not outweigh the potentially catastrophic damage that ‘more likely than not’ will occur to this year’s salmon runs in the absence of the 2014 FARs [flow augmentation releases].”

You can read the full decision here.