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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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EPA Science Advisory Board criticizes WOTUS proposal

The Trump administration's proposed changes to the definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) “decreases protection for our nation’s waters and does not support the objective of restoring and maintaining ‘the chemical, physical and biological integrity’ of these waters,” EPA’s Science Advisory Board said.
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