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2008-Documents for Public Comment

Documents for Public Comment

The following documents are presented for public comment. Comments are addressed to the Clerk to the Board.

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2008 Deadlines

Topic Deadline to Receive Comments Written Comments Received
Recycled Water Policy
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed Draft Policy and Draft Staff Report

Notice | Program Page
12/22/08
by Noon
Comments
Anti-Degradation Policy
The State Water Board is seeking comments on the scope of actions in reviewing Resolution No. 68-16 – Maintaining High Quality of Waters in California.

Notice
12/17/08
by Noon
Comments
Proposed Statewide Policy for Supplemental Environmental Projects and Policy for Use of the State Water Pollution Cleanup and Abatement Account for Regional Water Quality Improvement Projects.
The State Water Board is seeking comments on both proposed draft policies for adoption at the February 3, 2009 Board Meeting.

Notice | Program Page
12/15/08
by Noon
Comments
Orange County Water District
The State Water Board is seeking comments on the draft decision in which the State Water Resources Control Board partially approves water right application 31174 of the Orange County Water District (OCWD) to appropriate water from the Santa Ana River to storage in various basins within OCWD boundaries in Orange and Riverside Counties.

Draft Decision | Program Page
11/20/08
by Noon
Comments
Auburn Dam Project
The State Water Board will consider comments to this Draft Order, tentatively to be heard at the December 2, 2008 Board meeting

Notice | Program Page
11/20/08
by Noon
Comments
Air Quality Conformity Determination - Palmdale Water Reclamation Plant Stage V Plant Expansion
The State Water Board is seeking public comment on the Air Quality Conformity Determination for County Sanitation District No. 20 of Los Angeles County Palmdale Water Reclamation Plant Stage Five Plant Expansion Clean Water State Revolving Fund NO. C-06-4746-110, -120, -130, AND -140

Determination Document    Note: The public comment period is from October 9, 2008 to November 10, 2008. Please provide all comments to the Clerk of the Board (see bottom of page for information.)
11/10/08
by Noon
No comments at this time
Machado Lake Nutrients TMDL
The State Water Board will accept comments on the proposed approval of an amendment to the Basin Plan that would establish a TMDL for Eutrophic, Algae, Ammonia, and Odors (constituents commonly referred to as “Nutrients”) in Machado Lake.

Notice | Program Page
11/7/08
by Noon
Comments
A-1895 - City of Yuba City Wastewater Treatment Plant
The State Water Resources Control Board will consider this Order at its November 18, 2008 Board Meeting.

Proposed Order | Program Page
11/5/08
by Noon
Comments
Bacterial Standards for REC-1 Waters
The State Water Board is seeking input on the scope and content of the environmental information that should be considered in the development of a Statewide Bacterial Objective for Water Contact Recreation in Fresh Waters of California.

Notice | Program Page
11/5/08
by Noon
Comments
P06-230 - Ultramar, Inc.
The State Water Board will consider this draft Order at its December 2, 2008 Board Meeting.

Notice | Program Page
11/3/08
by Noon
Comments
Environmental Law Foundation [A-1846(a) and A-1846(b)] - City of Tracy
The State Water Board will consider this order at its November 4, 2008 Board Meeting

Notice | Program Page
10/27/08
by Noon
Comments
CEQA Scoping Meeting
Water Quality Objectives for Cadmium and Related Implementation Methods. The State Water Board will hold a CEQA scoping meeting to seek input on the scope and content of the environmental information that should be considered in a proposed amendment to the Policy for Implementation of Toxics Standards for Inland Surface Waters, Enclosed Bays, and Estuaries of California to establish water quality objectives for cadmium and related implementation methods.

Notice and Scoping Document
10/23/08
by Noon
Comments
2006 Water Quality Control Plan for the San Francisco/Sacramento-Joaquin Delta Estuary
The State Water Board will receive comments regarding the periodic review of the Water Quality Control Plan for the San Francisco Bay/Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Estuary.

Revised Notice | Notice | Program Page
10/01/08
by Noon
Comments
Bay Delta Factual Issues - Evidentiary Hearings
The State Water Board requests recommendations concerning factual issues that they should consider during upcoming evidentiary hearings

Notice | Program Page
9/29/08
by 5 pm
Comments
Urban Water Conservation Regulatory Program
The State Water Board will accept written comments on the proposal to mandate water conservation actions.

Notice | Program Page
9/23/08
by Noon


Extended to 10/20/08
by Noon
Comments
San Diego - Revised Conditional Waivers of Waste Discharge Requirements
The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) will accept comments on the proposed approval of an amendment to the Basin Plan that would incorporate revised conditional waivers of waste discharge requirements for specific types of discharge within the San Diego Region.

Notice | Program Page
9/22/08
by Noon
Comments
Phase I of the Wetland & Riparian Area Protection Policy
State Water Board staff seeks public input regarding the scope and content of Phase 1 of a statewide policy to protect waters of the state, including wetlands, from dredge and fill activities, as described in State Water Board Resolution No. 2008-0026.

Notice | Program Page
9/8/08
by Noon
No comments at this time
San Joaquin River Flow Objectives
Discussion of the San Joaquin River Flow Objectives for the San Francisco/Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Estuary and an Update on Southern Delta Salinity

Revised Notice | Notice | Program Page
9/3/08
by Noon
Comments
California Sportfishing Protection Alliance for the City of Davis
The State Water Resources Control Board is considering the Petition of California Sportfishing Protection Alliance (Waste Discharge Requirements Order No. R5-2007-0132) [NPDES NO. CA0079049] For the City of Davis Wastewater Treatment Plan, Yolo County)

Transmittal and Proposed Order | Program Page
8/20/08
by Noon
Comments
Sacramento River & San Joaquin River Basins -
Water Quality Objectives for pH and Turbidity

The State Water Board will accept comments on the proposed approgal of a Basin Plan amendment to revise water quality objectives for pH and Turbidity.

Notice | Program Page
8/08/08
by Noon
Comments
Chino Basin Watermaster, Santa Ana River, San Bernardino and Riverside Counties
The State Water Board will consider the draft decision conditionally approving water right application 31369 - Chino Basin Watermaster.

Cover LetterDraft Decision | Program Page
7/25/08
by 5 pm
Comments
Bay-Delta Strategic Workplan
The State Water Board will receive public comment on the June 2008 Draft Strategic Workplan for the San Francisco Bay/Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Estuary

Notice | Program Page
7/09/08 Comments
Berry Petroleum Company
Petition of Environmental Law Foundation (Waste Discharge Requirements Order No. R5-2007-0064 [NPDES No. CA0078867] For Berry Petroleum Company, Poso Creek/McVan Facility, Poso Creek Oil Field, Kern County), Central Falley Water Board: Board Meeting Notification - SWRCB/ODD File A-1871

Notice | Program Page
7/02/08
by Noon
Comments
A-1886 - California Sportfishing Protection Alliance -
(Waste Discharge Requirements Order No. R5-2007-0113)

The State Water Board will consider the proposed draft order at its meeting on July 15, 2008.

Notice
6/11/08 Comments
A-1824 - Rialto-Area Perchlorate Contamination
The State Water Resources Control Board will consider the proposed interlocutory order at its meeting on June 3, 2008 - In the Matter of the Petition of the Rialto-Area Perchlorate Contamination

Public Notice: Proposed Interlocutory Order | Program Page
5/27/08
by Noon
Comments
Lower Yuba River Accord
Proposed Order regarding Petitions for Reconsideration of State Water Board Order WR 2008-0014 related to the Lower Yuba River Accord

Tentative Draft Order: Cover Letter & Draft Order | Program Page
5/16/08
by Noon
No comments at this time
Los Angeles River Metals TMDL
The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) will accept comments on the proposed approval of an amendment to the Basin Plan that would establish a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) for metals in the Los Angeles River.

Notice | Program Page
5/15/08
by Noon
Comments
Ballona Creek Metals TMDL
The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) will accept comments on the proposed approval of an amendment to the Basin Plan that would establish a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) for metals in Ballona Creek

Notice | Program Page
5/15/08
by Noon
Comments
Calleguas Creek Watershed - TMDL for Boron, Chloride, Sulfate, and Total Dissolved Solids (SALTS)
A Proposed Amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Los Angeles Region (Basin Plan) to incorporate a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) for boron, chloride, sulfate, and total dissolved solids (SALTS) in the Calleguas Creek Watershed.

Notice | Program Page
5/8/08
by Noon
Comments
Napa River Sediment TMDL
The State Water Resources Control Board will now accept comments on the proposed approval of an amendment to the Basin Plan that would establish a program to control excessive sediment and achieve related habitat enhancement goals int the Napa River Watershed.

Notice | Program Page
5/8/08
by Noon
Comments
Baseline Enforcement Report for Fiscal Year 2006-2007
This draft report, released on March 28, 2008 provides comprehensive overview of the Water Boards’ core regulatory enforcement activities.

Notice | Program Page
4/28/08
by Noon
Comments
Lower Yuba River Accord
Draft Order approving petition for modification for revised water right decision 1644 and petition for long-term transfer of water, both related to the Lower Yuba River Accord - Lower Yuba River in Yuba County

Notice - Draft Order | Tentative Draft Orders | Program Page
3/13/08
by Noon
Comments
Proposed Recycled Water Policy
The State Water Board have revised both its proposed Recycled Water Policy (formerly known as the Water Recycling Policy) and the corresponding draft certified regulatory program environmental analysis (draft staff report).

Notice | Program Page
3/10/08
by Noon
Comments
Wetlands and Riparian Area Protection Policy
The State Water Board will consider adoption of a proposed resolution supporting the development of a statewide policy to protect wetlands and riparian areas.

Notice | Program Page
3/5/08
by Noon
Comments
Sulphur Creek, Colusa County - Mercury
A Proposed Amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Sacramento River and San Joaquin River Basins (Basin Plan) to determine that certain beneficial uses are not applicable and establish water quality objectives for mercury in Sulphur Creek, Colusa County

Notice | Program Page
2/29/08 No comments at this time
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permits -
Proposed Statewide Policy for Compliance Schedules

The State Water Board will hold a public hearing to receive comment and to consider adopting a proposed statewide Policy for Compliance Schedules in NPDES Permits (proposed Policy).

Notice | Program Page
2/20/08
by Noon
Comments
Draft Water Quality Enforcement Policy Workshop
The purpose of the workshop is to receive comments from water quality stakeholders concerning revisions to the Water Quality Enforcement Policy.

Revised Notice | Program Page
2/7/08
by Noon
Comments
A-1754 - Petition of City of Arcata
The State Water Board will consider this order at its meeting on January 15, 2008.  (Administrative Civil Liability Order No. R1-2006-0054 for Arcata Wastewater Treatment Facility [NPDES] No. CA0022713), North Coast Water Board: Board Meeting Notification

Draft Order  | Board Calendar
1/3/08
by Noon
Comments
Sacramento and Feather Rivers - Diazinon and Chlorpyrifos Runoff
A Proposed Amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Sacramento River and the San Joaquin River Basins (Basin Plan) for the control of Diazinon and Chlorpyrifos runoff into the Sacramento and Feather Rivers.

Notice | Program Page
1/16/08
by Noon
No comments at this time

Comments can be addressed to:

Jeanine Townsend, Clerk to the Board
State Water Resources Control Board
1001 I Street, 24th Floor [95814]
P.O. Box 100
Sacramento, CA 95812-0100
916/341-5600     (fax) 916/341-5620
commentletters@waterboards.ca.gov

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