Decision in Boswell-Vidovich pipeline fight set for April 1

March 24, 2022
by Lois Henry
A piece of pipeline south of Stratford rests in the arm of a piece of heavy equipment Dec. 16. Construction of the pipeline, on land owned by Sandridge Partners, is causing concern among Kings County farmers and others. CREDIT: Lois Henry
Lois Henry

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A Kings County Superior Court Judge will decide April 1 whether a large water pipeline barreling from Lemoore southwest past Stratford must be reviewed under the state’s California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

Regardless of that decision, the full-blown water war that has erupted between Sandridge Partners or J.G. Boswell Company, who are behind this and other legal skirmishes, will continue.

If Judge Valerie Chrissakis does rule on April 1 that the pipeline being built by

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