Government Affairs

Urgency Ordinance: Hemp Cultivation

June 15, 2018

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors will be voting, June 19, 2018, on a hemp cultivation urgency ordinance. The ordinance would ban “Established Agricultural Research Institution” cultivations – with several exemptions – until the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Industrial Hemp Advisory Board provides rules and direction on commercially cultivated hemp.

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County Groundwater Basin Priority Changes

June 12, 2018

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) recently released a draft prioritization of groundwater basins as required by the Sustainable Groundwater...

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Groundwater Basin Boundary Modifications

June 5, 2018

Board of Supervisors Approve Groundwater Basin Boundary Modification Requests...

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Diablo Mitigation Bill Passes Senate

May 30, 2018

A bi-partisan bill to lessen the impacts of the closing of the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant,has passed ......

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