Investigators close in on source of well pollution near SLO airport

A few years after the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board discovered 12 wells near SLO County Regional Airport contained levels of trichloroethylene (TCE) that exceeded state limits, investigators appear to have discover the site, if not the source, of the pollution. Read More …

South County Sanitation District fined $9,000

After spending years and millions of dollars settling a case over a 2010 sewage spill, the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District received a new fine from the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board.

The latest fine, which is for a series of water quality violations between July 2015 and May 2017, is much smaller, totaling $9,000. Read More …