Correction: The nitrate control program is run by the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board. An incorrect state agency was listed in the original version of this story. After three years, more of the Central Valley is being folded into the state’s nitrate control program. But program managers and environmental justice advocates say there…
by Rose Horowitch, SJV Water reporting intern
The Kern Groundwater Authority discussed the anticipated effects of a new state-level racial equity plan at its December 14 board of directors meeting, specifically considering ways to minimize any potential impacts on its operations. On December 8, the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board adopted a racial equity resolution with proposed goals and guidelines…

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