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Notice is hereby given, (see below), that the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board (Water Board) is accepting comments on proposed General Waste Discharge Requirements for Vineyard Properties located in the Napa River and Sonoma Creek watersheds (WDRs) and related draft an environmental impact report (EIR). The 45 day public comment period ends at 5pm on Monday, August 29, 2016. Please see the notice below for dates of a public workshop and board hearing on the order.

Links to the public notice, proposed General WDRs, its attachments, and draft EIR  are provided below:


A proposed Tentative Order is being considered for the former Glovatorium, Inc. property located in Oakland, Alameda County. The Order (Site Cleanup Requirements) would require completion of the remedial investigation and preparation of a remedial action plan. Following the comment period ending June 30, 2015, Regional Water Board staff will consider comments received and determine whether the Order should be issued administratively by the Executive Officer or adopted by the Regional Water Board following a public hearing. The hearing was continued to a future date to be determined.

A tentative Cleanup and Abatement Order (CAO) is being considered for John D. Sweeney and Point Buckler Club, LLC for the property of Point Buckler Island, Suisun Marsh, Solano County. The tentative CAO identifies unauthorized activities conducted at Point Buckler Island, adverse effects on beneficial uses resulting from unauthorized activities, and corrective actions that shall be implemented to clean up and abate the effects of the unauthorized activities. An Administrative Civil Liability (ACL) complaint was jointly issued with the tentative CAO and all related documents and information for both can be found at the links provided below. The public comment period is closed.
A tentative Site Cleanup Order is being considered for ExxonMobile and the Port of San Francisco for the Former Bulk Terminal 04-394 in San Francisco, San Francisco County. The Order would rescind Site Cleanup Requirements Order R2-2006-0020. The public comment period is closed.
An NPDES permit is being considered for Sanitary Dictrict No. 5 of Marin County's Paradise Cove Treatment Plant in Tiburon, Marin County. The Order would cover discharge of treated wastewater to Central San Francisco Bay. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its October 12, 2016, meeting. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than August 22, 2016, by 5:00 p.m.
A Waste Discharge Requirements Permit is being considered for Port of San Francisco, City of San Francisco, San Francisco County. The permit would authorize the Port of San Francisco Maintenance Program. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its September 14, 2016, meeting. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than August 22, 2016, by 5:00 p.m.

Reissuance of Waste Discharge Requirements is being considered for Napa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District Upland Dredged Material Rehandling. The Tentative Order will regulate the operation of two sites on the Napa River that will be used to dewater and temporarily store sediment dredged from the Napa River navigation channel prior to upland beneficial reuse. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its September 14, 2016, meeting. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than August 22, 2016, by 5:00 p.m.