Agenda for September 12, 2018 State Water Resources Control Board Meeting

Click here to view the agenda for the September 12, 2018 San Francisco Regional Water Quality Control Board meeting.

September 19, Rio Vista – Free Oil Spill Response Communication Workshop For Marinas and Yacht Clubs

Click here for information on the upcoming Boating Clean & Green workshop.

PPIC Survey: Californians and the Environment

Voters see environmental issues as key in the governor’s race. Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Alyssa Dykman, Lunna Lopes Key findings A majority of likely voters (56%) say the candidates’ environmental positions are very important in determining their vote in the governor’s race (67% of Democrats, 54% of independents, and […]

Microfibers in Our Food and Water

Click here for ensia’s recent feature on microplastics pollution.

Free Oil Spill Response Communication Workshops For Marinas and Yacht Clubs in the Bay Area and Delta

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Your Water and Wastewater Updates for May 1

  CASA Legislative Advocacy at Work CASA’s team, with our members’ support, is off to a great start with several recent legislative wins. Here are a few highlights of several bills we influenced and advocacy advancements we’ve made over the past few weeks. Bills We Opposed SB 831 (Wieckowski), SB 1469 (Skinner) and AB 2890 […]

SVCW Receives New National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit

The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board has issued Silicon Valley Clean Water (SVCW) a new and updated National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit effective April 1, 2018, through March 31, 2023. NPDES permits establish discharge limits and conditions for discharges from municipal wastewater treatment facilities to waters of the United States. […]

Call for Applications to Serve on Independent Citizens Oversight Committee

See below for a call for applications from the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority to serve on their Independent Citizens Oversight Committee. The deadline to apply has been extended until April 18.   For your information   Call for Applications: San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority, Independent Citizens Oversight Committee     Deadline Extended – Due […]

Save the Date for Prevention First 2018

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Alarming Study of Garbage Patch

By Peter Fimrite Illustration by John Blanchard / The Chronicle The giant mass of floating plastic that has imperiled birds and wildlife between San Francisco and Hawaii contains 1.8 trillion pieces of trash covering an area nearly four times the size of California — significantly bigger than previously thought — and it is growing, a […]