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Residents voice concern over Lamont’s wastewater plan

Researchers met with members of the public to discuss the potential impact of a proposed plan by the Lamont Public Utilities District to handle the area’s wastewater. Residents voiced concerns about how to ensure the area’s drinking water remain free of pesticide contaminants, and the possibility of further degrading of local air quality—already a big concern for Lamont residents—resulting from wastewater vapors coming from the crop fields. “While there are several areas where Plan B can be improved, it has at least started the conversation with the Water District.” Read the full report on South Kern Sol.

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This entry was posted on February 25, 2016 by in Print, South Kern Sol and tagged , , , .

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