Members terminate industrial water discharge permit granted by regional water board.
Natasha Wist writes about the tomato cannery in Hollister.
Interim City Manager Brett Miller said if there is an agreement, it would go to the City Council on Aug. 17.
Attorney argues the cannery’s closure would cause ‘irreparable harm to the community’ by eliminating 450 local jobs.
Hearings delayed twice as Judge Steven Sanders steps aside over conflict; Judge Omar Rodriguez takes over the case Aug. 5.
Company is negotiating with the city on water fees related to tomato cannery waste.
Employees evacuated an hour before the incident.