berryhill http://kvpr.org en Fresno Hearing Seeks Solutions to Ag Metal Theft http://kvpr.org/post/fresno-hearing-seeks-solutions-ag-metal-theft <p>Agricultural metal theft continues to be a problem in the valley, and Sacramento lawmakers are paying attention. The Senate Agriculture Committee held a hearing today in Downtown Fresno searching for solutions.</p><p>Four years ago, the state legislature passed a bill by then Assembly member Tom Berryhill that aimed to crack down on the theft of metal from farmers. The bill required recyclers to keep detailed records on materials and sellers.</p> Fri, 18 May 2012 22:15:46 +0000 Gabriela Ornelas 693 at http://kvpr.org