Court declines to hear Russian River frost cases


Issue Date: October 8, 2014
By Steve Adler

In a decision viewed as a disappointment by farmers in Sonoma and Mendocino counties, the California Supreme Court announced last week that it would not consider two appeals of a ruling that could seriously harm the ability of farmers in the Russian River watershed to protect their crops from frost damage. The two appeals came from Mendocino County farmers Rudy and Linda Light, and from Russian River Water Users for the Environment, a group made up of farmers from Mendocino and Sonoma counties.

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