State Water Resources Control Board

California’s water pollution laws languishing without enforcement

From the Bay Area to the Oregon border, we have 3 full time inspectors due to budget cuts. With a budget surplus, it’s time to hire more staff. ” In 2016, only 1 percent of the illegal industrial and construction storm water pollution cases brought to the state water board resulted in penalties. Six of the […]

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Sierra Club Alert: California Wetlands

From our friends at the Sierra Club: Action Alert After ten years of development, the State Water Resources Control Board (Water Board) is planning on issuing new regulations to guide which wetlands in California are protected under state law, and what people can do to avoid or mitigate harming them. Meanwhile, in Washington D.C., the

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