State letter chides SLO County for diminished role of agriculture in groundwater plan - New Times

October 17, 2019

New Times, October 17, 2019


The California State Board of Food and Agriculture called out San Luis Obispo County in a letter expressing concern about irrigated agriculture's "limited" involvement in crafting groundwater plans over the Paso Robles basin.

The Sept. 30 letter, addressed to 5th District Supervisor Debbie Arnold, stated that recent state department meetings in SLO drew "robust" feedback from farmers frustrated about how the county has crafted plans to comply with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act.

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