Today, in a notice to growers and stakeholders of the Agriculture Order, which regulates waste discharge from irrigated lands throughout the central coast region, the Central Coast Water Board announced they will be extending the public comment period for the renewal of the order by 60 days in order to facilitate a fair and inclusive public process. Originally April 20, 2020, the public comment period has been extended to June 20, 2020.

Gail Delihant

With the Newsom Administration pledging to sue the U.S. Department of Interior over the latter’s proposed revisions to rules governing water operations in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, Senator Dianne Feinstein today urged the Governor and Interior Secretary David Bernhardt to “make every effort” to find agreement and avoid legal conflict.

In a letter to Newsom and Bernhardt, Feinstein points out the harm that “protracted disagreement and lengthy litigation” would have, including:

Dave Puglia


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