Tentative Orders



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.
A Final Cleanup and Abatement Order has been adopted for the Bremer Family Winery Vineyard, St. Helena, Napa County. The Order will require the Dischargers to clean up and abate the effects of the unauthorized fill of an unnamed creek. Below are the Response to Comments in response to comments received from the public.

An NPDES permit is being considered for new and existing discharges of extracted and treated groundwater resulting from the cleanup of groundwater at active or closed sites, such as service stations or construction sites, in the San Francisco Bay Region. The permit covers discharges associated with the extraction and treatment of groundwater polluted by volatile organic compounds, fuel leaks, fuel additives, and other related wastes . The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board will consider this item at its December 13, 2017, meeting. The public comment period is closed.

A Tentative Site Cleanup Requirements Order is being considered for the Glovatorium, Oakland, Alameda County. The Order would require completion of remediation of soils, soil vapor, and groundwater contamination to ensure that the beneficial uses of water resources are maintained considering both current and foreseeable future land and water uses. Constituents of concern released to the environment include: total petroleum hydrocarbons and chlorinated volatile organic compounds. The public comment period is closed for a Regional Water Board Public Hearing date of February 14, 2018.


An NPDES Permit is being considered for Central Marin Sanitation Agency, San Rafael, Marin County. The permit would regulate the discharge of treated wastewater to San Francisco Bay. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its January 10, 2018, meeting. The public comment period is closed.

A Tentative Order issuing Water Quality Certification and Waste Discharge Requirements for the South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Protection Project (Project) will be considered by the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board at its December 13, 2017, meeting. The Project is in the City of San Jose, Santa Clara County. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) is partnering with the California Coastal Conservancy (Coastal Conservancy) and the Santa Clara Valley Water District (District) to implement the Project. The Project would increase flood protection and provide improved shoreline resilience against projected sea level rise (SLR) to protect the community of Alviso and valuable shoreline infrastructure, and restore tidal action to about 2,900 acres of historically diked baylands. The Tentative Order would authorize Project construction, and mitigation and monitoring activities, including ecosystem restoration and adaptive management actions, to be phased over the next 14 years, subject to the requirements therein. The public comment period is closed.

A Waste Discharge Requirements Permit is being considered for Disaster Waste Generators Region-wide. The permit would conditionally waive WDRs for the emergency disposal of disaster-related wastes generated from the cleanup of Governor-declared Disaster Areas. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its December 13, 2017 Board meeting. The public comment is closed.



A Waste Discharge Requirements Amendment is being considered for Oyster Point Development, LLC, Oyster Point Class 111 Soild Waste Disposal Site, South San Francisco, San Mateo County. The amended permit would name Oyster Point development, LLC as a discharger to the existing Waste Discharge Requirements. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its December 13, 2017, meeting. The public comment period is closed.



An NPDES Permit is being considered for Silicon Valley Clean Water Wastewater Treatment Plant, Redwood City, San Mateo County. The permit would regulate the discharge of treated wastewater to San Francisco Bay. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its February 14, 2018, meeting. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than January 5, 2018, by 5:00 p.m.