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    June 21, 2020

    IMPERIAL — The three-year legal battle between local farmer and former IID Director Mike Abatti and the Imperial Irrigation District over the IID’s Equitable Distribution Plan continues to be quite expensive.

    IID, which lost the case in trial court in 2017 before appealing the judge’s ruling, has spent well more than $2 million to date, and that amount is growing.

    Michael Maresh, I.V. Press Staff Writer