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.
A Water Reclamation Requirements Order is being considered for the City and County of San Francisco’s Non-potable Water Program. The Order would allow the City and County of San Francisco to administer its Non-potable Water Program, which would provide a permitting process for new commercial, multi-family, and mixed-use developments in San Francisco to collect, treat, and reuse water for toilet flushing, irrigation, and other non-potable uses. The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board will consider this item at its July 12, 2017, meeting. The public comment period is closed.

An NPDES permit is being considered for Shell Oil Products US, Martinez Refinery, Martinez, Contra Costa County. The permit would regulate the discharge of treated wastewater to Carquinez Strait, and stormwater to Peyton Creek and Peyton Slough, which are tributaries of Carquinez Strait. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its October 12, 2017, meeting. The public comment period is closed.

The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board has prepared a draft NPDES permit (tentative order) 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 November 8, 2017, meeting. The public comment period is closed.

An NPDES permit is being considered for municipal and industrial wastewater dischargers. The permit would regulate mercury and PCBs discharges to San Francisco Bay and its tributaries. The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board will consider this item at its November 8, 2017, meeting. The public comment period is closed.

An NPDES permit amendment is being considered for nearly all wastewater dischargers who discharge to San Francisco Bay and its tributaries. The amendment would update various standard provisions and reporting requirements for nearly all individual discharge permits. The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board will consider this item at its November 8, 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 has been delayed to 5 p.m. on November 30, 2017 for a Regional Water Board Public Hearing date of January 10, 2018.

An NPDES Permit is being considered for Sewer Authority Mid-Coastside Wastewater Treatment Plant and Intertie Pipeline system, Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County. The permit would regulate the discharge of treated wastewater to the Pacific Ocean. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its November 8, 2017, meeting. The public comment period is closed.

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 December 13, 2017, meeting. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than October 23, 2017 by 5:00 p.m.

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. Written comments on the Tentative Order or objections to this action must be submitted no later than November 15, 2017, by 5:00 p.m.