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State Seeks Better Local Water-Use Oversight

May 19, 2014 Media Coverage

North Bay Business Journal
May 19, 2014
"State Seeks Better Local Water-Use Oversight"

Farella Environmental Partner Robert Hines commented on increasing state oversight of water-use issues in the wine industry.  The article noted that water supply is becoming more of a factor in whether governments approve new vineyard and winery projects — and whether such properties get sold.  According to Hines, "If there is a purchase or sale of a vineyard, buyers want to make sure there are sufficient rights to water and do those rights have sufficient supply.”

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