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Supervisors Meet On Pond Sludge
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The Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors will consider ConAgra’s application for a permit to spread aerated pond sediment onto Oakdale farmlands owned by John Brichetto at a public meeting at 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 8. The meeting will be held at the Basement Chambers, 1010 10th St., Modesto, where the board will conduct a public hearing to consider adoption of a Negative Declaration.

Oakdale residents and various local, regional, and state agencies have filed comments through the CEQA process to voice their concerns regarding the spreading of by-product waste material from ConAgra’s aerated ponds.

For more in-depth information on this story, please refer to The Oakdale Leader website and search the top stories for the Nov. 25 issue. For more back-story, refer to the website and search for stories using the key words “pond mud” to find related stories in the July 15 and July 29 issues.