Last Chance to Change Statewide Construction Water Quality Permit

Yesterday, after two years of issuing drafts and taking in written and oral comments, the State Water Resources Control Board (State Board) issued its final draft of a general permit governing the water quality at construction sites throughout the state (the Permit). The State Board will take comments on the Permit until June 17th and after that, the Permit is likely to be adopted in July. If adopted "as is", this last draft of the Permit would radically change the way that new development and redevelopment projects are designed and managed during construction—adding significant costs and exposing landowners to substantial risk of fines.

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Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP on:

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