CRC counsel Tess Dunham with Somach Simmons & Dunn has developed the following summary to assist growers in understanding both the new State Wetlands Policy and Dredge and Fill Procedures, as they apply to rice.
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In 2020, the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board will begin implementing strict new requirements for the discharge of nitrate and salt from agriculture. After more than a decade in development, the CV-Salts Basin Plan Amendment will make two important changes to all Waste Discharge Requirements (WDR’s) under which all surface and groundwater discharges fall. Here is a link to a comprehensive summary of the changes and helpful maps.READ MORE
The following language is provided by CRC counsel Kahn, Soares, Conway for your use in contracts for services. These elements should be added to your existing contracts to meet AB-5 requirements. As always, we recommend you consult with your own counsel in developing contracts.READ MORE
Today’s annual CRC Grower Meetings in Colusa and Yuba City covered many important subjects, including legislation, trade and water.READ MORE