Harris backs farmers’ access to groundwater while preserving aquifer

But Farm Bureau wants more concessions

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 10, 2020 3:00 PM CT | Published: March 07, 2020 4:00 AM CT

The Shelby County mayor contends the proposed rule changes will stop “onerous” permitting requirements while still protecting the Memphis Sand Aquifer, a move he believes will stop legislation designed to undermine county rules.

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Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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