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Public input sought for ag land repurposing plans

The Department of Conservation (DOC) wants to hear from people about how to set up the $50 million Multibenefit Land Repurposing Program established by the legislature this year. The goal is to hear from stakeholders in the Central Valley about what uses they would like to see for acres removed from irrigated agricultural use.
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Disputed groundwater plan headed to court

Concerns about the proposed groundwater sustainability plan for a basin that includes parts of Kern, Inyo and San Bernardino counties prompted a request for adjudication that is scheduled for a court meeting on Nov. 19, which is also the deadline for anyone claiming groundwater rights to join the lawsuit.
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Energy needs to be part of SGMA conversation, new report says

As California plans for continued climate change, including the need to manage agricultural water use to comply with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA), a new report finds the intersection of energy with water and climate may not be getting as much attention as it deserves, especially in farm country.
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