High Court Asked If Endangered Fish Trumps Economic Harm To California Water Users
Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 7:52 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Three California farms on Sept. 30, 2014, petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a circuit court opinion that they say protects an endangered species of fish at the expense of agricultural water users (Stewart & Jasper Orchards, et al. v. Sally Jewell, et al., No. 14-377, U.S. Sup.).
(Petition available. Document #95-141023-022B.)
In their petition for a writ of certiorari, Stewart & Jasper Orchards, Arroyo Farms LLC and King Pistachio Grove ask the high court to overturn the 2-1 March ruling by...