Sen. Lois Wolk’s Senate Bill 1317 would have slowed the speed at which new wells are drilled, and denied permits for wells in critically overdrafted basins. But the bill stalled in the Legislature when it ran into opposition from agricultural interests and local government agencies.
Sen. Lois Wolk’s Senate Bill 1317 would have slowed the speed at which new wells are drilled, and denied permits for wells in critically overdrafted basins. But the bill stalled in the Legislature when it ran into opposition from agricultural interests and local government agencies. Randy Pench Sacramento Bee file
Sen. Lois Wolk’s Senate Bill 1317 would have slowed the speed at which new wells are drilled, and denied permits for wells in critically overdrafted basins. But the bill stalled in the Legislature when it ran into opposition from agricultural interests and local government agencies. Randy Pench Sacramento Bee file

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