CSPA’s Jennings Quoted in Stockton Record: Regional Board farm program is a license to pollute

By Alex Breitler
Record Staff Writer
April 4, 2011

State Water Cops may approve a long-term plan this week to clean up runoff from millions of acres of farmland, despite the fact that after seven years of testing, they don’t know if a similar existing program has let to widespread water-quality improvement.

The infamous “ag waiver” allows tens of thousands of farmers to join coalitions rather than obtain individual wastewater discharge permits, as factories, businesses and cities must do. (more…)

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