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Another setback for state’s Russian River frost protection rules...

“With frost season just days away, a Mendocino County judge has issued a second rebuke to the state for its attempt to regulate grape growers who divert water from the Russian River to protect their crops.

Judge Ann Moorman of the Superior Court Wednesday rejected the Environmental Impact Report that was the backbone of the state’s rules that were designed to prevent endangered and threatened fish from becoming stranded and dying when farmers take water from the river to spray on their crops to prevent frost damage.”

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