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

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2012 Deadlines

Topic Deadline to Receive Comments Written Comments Received
Aquatic Weed Control Permit
The State Water Board is accepting written comments only on the changes to the draft permit shown in redline and strikeout since written comments on the original draft permit were previously received.

Notice | Program Page
12/24/12
by Noon
Comments
Revised Draft Phase II Small MS4 Permit
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on revisions to the Revised Draft National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit for the discharge of storm water from Phase II Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (Phase II Small MS4 Permit).

Revised Notice | Notice | Program Page
12/17/12
by Noon
Comments

Perchlorate Contamination at the 160-Acre Site in the Rialto Area
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the Proposed Administrative Settlement Agreement.

Please Note: The following errors within the body of the November 13th transmittal letter (below):
  - Page 3, paragraph 4 – the time frame for oral comments is 10 minutes, not fifteen;
  - Page 3, paragraph 5 – please indicate in the subject line, comments to A-1824 - December 4 Board Meeting, not July 17.

Transmittal Letter | Proposed Administrative Settlement Agreement | Program Page
11/28/12
by Noon
Comments
Los Peñasquitos Lagoon Sediment TMDL
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region’s amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the San Diego Basin that would incorporate the Sediment Total Maximum Daily Load for Los Peñasquitos Lagoon (Basin Plan amendment).

Notice | Program Page
11/26/12
by Noon
Comments
Gallo Reconsideration (WR 2010-0026-EXEC)
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the draft Order.

Transmittal Letter & Draft Order | Program Page
11/19/12
by Noon
Comments
Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant (A-2144)
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed Order.

Notice | Program Page
11/13/12
by Noon
Comments
Receiving Water Limitations Language
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the Issue Paper.

Notice | Program Page
11/13/12
by Noon
Comments
Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund (Fund), Case Closure Recommendation – Claim Number: 13078; Site Address: Bob’s Stop & Shop; 14963 Road 192, Porterville, Ca 93257
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed UST Case Closure recommendation.

Notice & Case Closure Summary
11/5/12
by Noon
No comments at this time
Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund (Fund), Case Closure Recommendation – Claim Number: 5502, Site Address: BP #11133, 2220 98th Avenue, Oakland, Ca 94603
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed UST Case Closure recommendation.

Notice & Case Closure Summary
11/5/12
by Noon
Comments
Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund (Fund), Case Closure Recommendation – Claim Number: 6001; Site Address: Chevron #9-0329; 340 Highland Avenue, Piedmont, Ca 94611
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed UST Case Closure recommendation.

Notice & Case Closure Summary
11/5/12
by Noon
Comments
Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund (Fund), Case Closure Recommendation – Claim Number: 14694; Site Address: Former Bragg Electric; 14942 Jackson Street, Midway City, Ca 92655
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed UST Case Closure recommendation.

Notice & Case Closure Summary
11/5/12
by Noon
No comments at this time
Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund (Fund), Case Closure Recommendation – Claim Number: 12812; Site Address: Metro Car Wash; 387 Tustin Avenue N, Orange, Ca 92867
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed UST Case Closure recommendation.

Notice & Case Closure Summary
11/5/12
by Noon
No comments at this time
Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund (Fund), Case Closure Recommendation – Claim Number: 14412; Site Address: Stanton Mobil; 12493 Beach Boulevard, Stanton, Ca 90680
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed UST Case Closure recommendation.

Notice & Case Closure Summary
11/5/12
by Noon
No comments at this time
Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund (Fund), Case Closure Recommendation – Claim Number: 13541; Site Address: Thrifty Oil #383; 18520 Brookhurst Street, Fountain Valley, Ca 92708
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed UST Case Closure recommendation.

Notice & Case Closure Summary
11/5/12
by Noon
Comments
Comprehensive (Phase 2) Review - Bay Delta Plan - Workshop 3: Analytical Tools & Other Comments
The State Water Board is accepting written information, including scientific and technical reports and summaries, responsive to the workshop questions prior to the workshops.  See notice for further details.

Revised Notice | Program Page
10/26/12
by Noon
Comments
2013 Intended Use Plan
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed 2013 Intended Use Plan.

Supplementary Notice | Notice | Program Page
10/24/12
by Noon
Comments
Industrial General Permit
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed Draft NPDES Industrial General Permit and associated documents.

Revised Notice | Program Page
Revised to
10/22/12
by Noon

9/21/12
Comments
Biological Objectives Policy
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed Statewide Biological Objectives Policy and Program of Implementation for Perennial, Wadeable Streams

Revised Notice | Informational Document | Program Page
10/19/12
by Noon
Comments
Proposed Operator Certification Regulations
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed regulations

Notice | Program Page
10/15/12
by Noon
Comments
General Waste Discharge Requirements for Discharge of Wastes at Compost Management Units
The State Water Board is accepting written comments only on the draft Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration

Notice | Program Page
10/10/12
by Noon
Comments
Amendment to the Recycled Water Policy
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the revisions to the proposed amendment to the Recycled Water Policy made after its original release in May 2012

Notice | Program Page
10/9/12
by Noon
Comments
Truckee River Decision – Revised
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the revised Draft Decision. Comments must be limited to the strikeout/underline text made to the revised draft decision

Transmittal Letter & Draft Decision | Program Page
10/8/12
by Noon
Comment
Mark & Valla Dunkel CDO Hearing
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed Draft Order

Transmittal Letter & Draft CDO
10/4/12
by Noon
Comments
Recreation Standards Amendments – Santa Ana Regional Water Board
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of the Regional Water Quality Control Board – Santa Ana Region’s amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Santa Ana River Basin that would revise recreational standards for inland fresh surface waters in the Santa Ana Region

Revised Notice | Program Page
Revised to
10/1/12
by Noon

9/27/12
by Noon
Comments
Central Coast Water Board - Draft Stay Order - SWRCB/OCC FILES A-2209 (a) - (e)
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed Draft Stay Order.

Transmittal Letter and Draft Stay
9/14/12
by Noon
Comments
Comprehensive (Phase 2) Review - Bay Delta Plan - Workshop 2: Bay-Delta Fishery Resources
The State Water Board is accepting written information, including scientific and technical reports and summaries, responsive to the workshop questions prior to the workshops.  See notice for further details.

Revised Notice | Program Page
9/14/12
by Noon
Comments

(also includes some Workshop Documentation)
General Waste Discharge Requirements for ASR Projects
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed General Order, Monitoring and Reporting Program, and Draft Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration

Notice | Program Page
9/13/12
by Noon
Comments
Statewide Tentative General Waste Discharge Requirements for the Discharge of Wastes at Compost Management Units (Order)
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the Tentative Order and Monitoring and Reporting Program.

Notice | Program Page

9/12/12
by Noon
Comments
California Ocean Plan SWQPA Amendments & California Ocean Plan Model Monitoring Amendments
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on only changes from the previously circulated draft amendments.

Notice | Program Page
8/31/12
by Noon
MMA
Comments


MPA
Comments
Truckee River Watershed
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the Draft Decision

Notice | Draft Decision | Program Page
8/30/12
by Noon
Comments
Central Coast Agricultural Order Stay
The State Water Board is accepting written comments in accordance with the Hearing Notice.

Revised Notice | Program Page
8/27/12
by Noon
Comments
Draft Aquatic Weed Control Permit
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed Draft Statewide General National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit for Residual Pesticide Discharges to waters of the United States from Algae and Aquatic Weed Control Applications.

Notice | Program Page
8/21/12
by Noon
Comments
Policy for Toxicity Assessment and Control
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the revised draft Policy and the accompanying draft environmental documents.

Notice | Program Page
8/21/12
by Noon
Comments
Santa Maria River Watershed Fecal Indicator Bacteria TMDL
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of the Central Coast Regional Water Board amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Central Coastal Basin that would establish TMDLs in the Santa Maria River Watershed for Fecal Indicator Bacteria and add the Santa Maria River Watershed (including Oso Flaco subwatershed) to the domestic animal waste discharge prohibition (Basin Plan amendment)

Notice | Program Page
8/20/12
by Noon
Comments
Comprehensive (Phase 2) Review - Bay Delta Plan - Workshop 1: Ecosystem Changes and LSZ
The State Water Board is accepting written information, including scientific and technical reports and summaries, responsive to the workshop questions prior to the workshops.  See notice for further details

Revised Notice | Program Page
8/17/12
by Noon
Comments
Waste Discharge Requirements for Southern California Edison Company for Antelope Transmission Project: Segment 3B, Kern County

Notice | Program Page
Revised to
8/17/12
by Noon
8/12/12
No comments at this time
Santa Ana Region Organochlorine Compounds TMDLs for San Diego Creek, Upper and Lower Newport Bay
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of the Santa Ana Water Board amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Santa Ana River Basin that would incorporate TMDLs for organochlorine compounds for San Diego Cree, Upper and Lower Newport Bay.

Notice | Program Page
8/2/12
by Noon
No comments at this time
Woods Irrigation Company
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the Proposed Order.

Transmittal Letter & Draft Order | Program Page
7/31/12
by Noon
Comments
Wastewater Treatment Plant Classification, Operator Certification, and Contract Operator Registration Program (Operator Certification Program)
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed regulatory action.

Notice | Text of Proposed Regulations | Initial Statement of Reasons | Program Page
7/30/12
by 5 pm
Comments
Draft Water Quality Certification for the Eagle Mountain Pumped Storage Project
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the Draft Water Quality Certification for the Eagle Mountain Pumped Storage Project.

Notice | Draft Water Quality Certification | Program Page
7/27/12
by Noon
Comments
Draft Phase II Small MS4 General Permit
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the Revised Draft Tentative Order.

Notice | Program Page
7/23/12
by Noon
Comments
Administrative Update to Chapters 2 and 7 of the Basin Plan for the Los Angeles Region
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the  proposed approval of the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board’s (Los Angeles Water Board) non-regulatory amendments that would administratively update the Basin Plan.

Notice  |  Program Page
7/12/12
by Noon
Comment
A-1824: Perchlorate Contamination Site in the Rialto Area
The State Water Board is accepting written comments or policy statements.

Notice of Informational Item | Program Page
7/11/12
by Noon
Comments
Recycled Water Policy
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the draft amendment to the Recycled Water Policy.

Notice | Program Page
7/3/12
by Noon
Comments
Caltrans MS4 Permit
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the revisions to the draft Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit (Second Revised Draft Tentative Order) for the California Department of Transportation (Department).

Notice | Program Page
6/26/12
by Noon
Comments
Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant (SWRCB/OCC Files A-2144(a) and A-2144(b))
The State Water Board is accepting written comment on the proposed draft order on the Petitions of Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District and California Sportfishing Protection Alliance for the Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Notice | Program Page
6/15/12
by Noon
Comments
UST Case Closure - Former Beacon Service Station, 4305 Fruitridge Road, Sacramento, CA
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the Case Closure summary.

Notice and Summary | Program Page
6/11/12
by Noon
Comments
UST Case Closure - Jiffy Gas Station, 890 Pacific Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the Case Closure summary.

Notice and Summary | Program Page
6/11/12
by Noon
No comments at this time
UST Case Closure - Farjami Mobil, 12493 Beach Boulevard, Stanton, CA
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the Case Closure summary.

Notice and Summary | Program Page
6/11/12
by Noon
Comments
Construction General Permit NEL Amendment
The State Water Board is accepting written comments to the proposed amendments to the Construction General Permit.

Notice | Draft Amendment | Program Page
5/14/12
by Noon
Comments
Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (OWTS) Policy - Septic Systems
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the draft State Policy and draft Substitute Environmental Document for the Water Quality Control for Siting, Design, Operation and Management of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems.

Notice | Program Page
5/4/12
by Noon
Comments
Santa Ana Region Salt Management Plan Updates
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of Santa Ana's Regional Water Board amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Santa Ana's River Basin that would incorporate updates to the Management Zone Boundaries and the Total Dissolved Solids and Nitrogen Management Plan for the Santa Ana Region.

Notice | Program Page
5/4/12
by Noon
No comments at this time
Update and Implementation of the Water Quality Control Plan for the San Francisco Bay/Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Estuary: Comprehensive Review
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the Notice of Preparation.

Notice | Program Page
4/25/12
by Noon
Comments
Ocean Plan Amendment
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed amendments.

Revised Notice | Notice | Revised Staff Report | Program Page
Revised to
4/18/12
by Noon
3/15/12
Comments
Notice of Request to Modify the Water Quality Certification for the Spring-Gap Stanislaus Hydroelectric Project
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on PG&E's request to modify the deadline from April 24, 2012 to September 1, 2013, for completion of updates to the Relief Dam and modifications to Gaging Weir S-83.
Note: Comments are to be submitted to: Jeff Parks at: jparks@waterboards.ca.gov. See Notice for further information.

Notice | Program Page
4/11/12
by Noon
No comments at this time
Amendments to the Water Quality Control Plans for Ocean Waters and Enclosed Bays and Estuaries to Address Desalination Facilities and Brine Disposal
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed amendments.
Note: Comments are to be submitted to Joanna Jensen at jjensen@waterboards.ca.gov. See Notice for additional information

Notice | Program Page
4/6/12
by Noon
No comments at this time
Communities That Rely on Contaminated Groundwater
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the Draft Report to the Legislature.
Note: Comments are to be submitted to Janice Zinky at jzinky@waterboards.ca.gov. See Notice for additional information

Notice | Draft Report | Program Page
4/2/12
by Noon
Comments
Mercury Control Program for Reservoirs
The State Water Board is accepting written comment letters on the proposed Statewide Mercury Control Policy and a Mercury Control Program for Reservoirs (Statewide Mercury Policy and Control Program)

Notice | Program Page
3/30/12
by Noon
Comments
Low-Threat Underground Storage Tank Case Closure Policy
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the Draft Policy and Draft SED.

Revised Notice |  Notice | Draft Policy | Draft SED | Program Page
3/19/12
by Noon
Comments
UST Case Closure: Gaviota Village, 17340 Calle Real, Gaviota, CA.
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the UST Case Closure Summary.

Notice & Case Closure Summary | Program Page
3/19/12
by Noon
No comments at this time
UST Case Closure: Mobil #18-KBD; 9972 Westminster Ave., Garden Grove, CA.
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the UST Case Closure Summary.

Notice & Case Closure Summary | Program Page
3/19/12
by Noon
No comments at this time
UST Case Closure: Chevron #9-1637; 2950 Westminster, Seal Beach, CA.
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the UST Case Closure Summary.

Notice & Case Closure Summary | Program Page
3/19/12
by Noon
No comments at this time
UST Case Closure: Bowers; 13222 Brookhurst Street, Garden Grove, CA.
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the UST Case Closure Summary.

Notice & Case Closure Summary | Program Page
3/19/12
by Noon
No comments at this time
Vector Control Permit Amendments
The State Water Board is accepting written comment on the proposed amendment.

Notice | Draft Amendment | Program Page
3/12/12
by Noon
Comments
2012 Intended Use Plan (IUP)
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed 2012 IUP.

Notice | Draft IUP
3/9/12
by Noon
Comments
UST Case Closure -
Vallemar Beacon - Mr. Keet Nerhan (Petitioner)
2095 Cabrillo Highway Pacifica, San Mateo County, CA

The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed UST Case Closure.

Public Notice | Draft Summary | Program Page
3/2/12
by Noon
No comments at this time
Pesticide Prohibition Basin Plan Amendment
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of the Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Basin Plan that would replace the pesticide water quality objective with a regionwide waste discharge prohibition with exemption criteria.

Notice | Program Page
3/1/12
by Noon
Comments
ASBS Special Protections
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on only changes from the previously circulated Special Protections (Attachment B to the General Exception and the Environmental Impact Report).

Revised Notice | Notice | Program Page
2/21/12
by Noon
Comments
Draft Initial Study/Negative Declaration and Draft Water Quality Certification for the Chili Bar Hydroelectric Project, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Project No. 2155
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the Draft Initial Study/Negative Declaration and Draft Water Quality certification for Pacific Gas and Electric Company's Chili Bar Hydroelectric Project.

Note: Comments are to be submitted to: Jennifer Watts at: jwatts@waterboards.ca.gov. See Notice for further information

Notice of Intent | Draft Initial Study/Negative Declaration
Draft Water Quality Certification | Program Page
2/13/12
by Noon
Comments
Petition of California Sportfishing Protection Alliance (Waste Discharge Requirements Order No. R5-2007-0113 [Npdes No. Ca0079243] for City of Lodi, White Slough Water Pollution Control Facility, San Joaquin County), Central Valley Water Board: Board Meeting Notification SWRCB/OCC File A-1886
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed amended Order

Transmittal Letter with Draft Order
2/3/12
by Noon
Comments
Hidden Lakes Estates Homeowners Association
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed draft order.

Transmittal Letter and Draft Order
1/24/12
by Noon
Comment
UST Case Closure - Mission Linen Supply Co.
The State Water Board is accepting written comment on the proposed UST Case Closure

Notice | Draft Summary | Program Page
1/20/12
by Noon
Comments
UST Case Closure - Conoco Phillips
The State Water Board is accepting written comment on the proposed UST Case Closure

Notice | Draft Summary | Program Page
1/20/12
by Noon
No comments at this time
Petitions for Reconsideration of Order WR 2011-0016 - Russian River in Mendocino County

Transmittal Letter and Draft Order | Program Page
1/6/12
by Noon
Comment
Underground Storage Tank Regulations
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed regulatory action.

Notice | Initial Statement of Reasons | Proposed Text of Regulations
Program Page
1/2/12
by 5 pm
Comments

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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