Tentative Orders

A Tentative Waste Discharge Requirements and Water Quality Certification Order is being considered for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 2020-2024 Maintenance Dredging Program. The Order would regulate maintenance dredging in the federal navigation channels in the San Francisco Bay Area and disposal of the dredged sediment over a five-year period. The public comment period is closed. A Tentative Site Cleanup Requirements Order is being considered for Raytheon Technologies, Former United Technologies Corporation, San Jose, Santa Clara County. The Order would Rescind SCR Order No. R2-2012-0019, recognize the Facility's completion of tasks required in the 2012 SCR, recognize the facility's name change, and optimize the Self-Monitoring Plan. The public comment period is closed. This Tentative Order rescinds Site Cleanup Requirements Order No. 97-051 for the former Transamerica Delaval Plant at 550 85th Avenue in Oakland. Groundwater cleanup standards have been achieved and mitigation measures do not require the Water Board's continued oversight. The public comment period is closed. An NPDES permit amendment is being considered for nearly all municipal wastewater dischargers in the region. The draft permit amendment would update effluent limits and monitoring requirements for total residual chlorine and remove effluent limits and monitoring requirements for oil and grease. UPDATE: The Board will now consider adopting the draft permit on October 12, 2021. A proposed Stipulation Agreement between Water Board staff and the City and County of San Francisco, and a proposed Cleanup and Abatement Order to be imposed on the City and County of San Francisco may be considered by the Board. The order would require San Francisco to reduce overflows from its sewer systems in three low-lying neighborhoods. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its November 10, 2021, meeting. The public comment period is closed. A Tentative Order is being considered for the reissuance of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit covering municipal stormwater discharges from entities in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Solano counties listed in the documents linked below. The Tentative Order, including Fact Sheet, is available and posted below for a 60-day public review and comment period. A public workshop hearing will be held on October 12 & 13, and an adoption hearing is planned for February 2022. Written comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 16, 2021. A Tentative Site Cleanup Requirements Order Rescission is being considered for Mountain Cascade Inc., East Bay Municipal Utility Ditrict, Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, LLP, And Contra Costa County, Walnut Creek, Contra Costa County. The Order would rescind the existing site cleanup requirements established under Regional Water Board Order No. R2 2005-0061 and approve the dischargers’ request for closure. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than November 5, 2021 by 5:00 p.m. An NPDES permit amendment is being considered for nearly all municipal wastewater dischargers in the region. The draft permit amendment would reduce effluent and influent monitoring requirements for select pollutants and require municipal wastewater dischargers to provide supplemental funding to the San Francisco Bay Regional Monitoring Program for Toxic Pollutants and Trace Substances to support additional studies for constituents of emerging concern. Written comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 15, 2021. An NPDES Permit is being considered for Crockett Cogeneration LLC, Crockett Cogeneration Plant, Crockett, Contra Costa County. The permit would regulate discharge of treated wastewater and industrial stormwater to Carquinez Strait. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its December 15, 2021, meeting. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than November 10, 2021 by 5:00 p.m.

An NPDES Permit is being considered for Tesoro Refining & Marketing Company LLC, Tesoro Martinez Facility, Martinez, Contra Costa County. The permit would regulate discharge of approximately 3.1 million gallons per day of treated wastewater to Suisun Bay and stormwater to Lower Walnut Creek and Hastings Slough. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its December 15, 2021, meeting. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than November 18, 2021 by 5:00 p.m.

A Tentative Order is being considered that would provide for the rescission of certain individual waste discharge requirements (WDRs) when the facility is enrolled under the State Water Board General Waste Discharge Requirements for Small Domestic Wastewater Treatment Systems. Written comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 20, 2021. An NPDES permit is being considered for the Mt. View Sanitary District Wastewater Treatment Plant in the City of Martinez, Contra Costa County. The permit would regulate the District's discharge of approximately 1.3 million gallons per day of treated wastewater to Peyton Slough. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its December 15, 2021, meeting. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than November 19, 2021, by 5:00 p.m.