PASO ROBLES GROUNDWATER BASIN (PRGWB)
De Minimus Exemption
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For the purpose of new crop production overlying the PRGWB (excluding the Atascadero Sub-basin), as defined by Figure 30-1, sites that do not have any existing crop production and are not within the area of sever decline as show in Figure 30-2, may be eligible for a one-time only de minimus exemption. The one-time only de minimus exemption is limited to the established of crop production representing a new total of no more than 5.0 acre-feet-per-year (AFY) per site. If a one-time de minimus exemption is granted, the resulting crop production cannot be used as a source of Agricultural Offset Clearance credits in any future application.
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