The Future of California’s Greenhouse Gas Regulation

This week, BPC staff attended a dinner meeting of the Air & Waste Management Association, featuring a presentation by Richard Corey, Executive Officer of the California Air Resources Board (CARB). Mr. Corey gave an insightful presentation on how California’s air quality and greenhouse gas regulations have shaped our economy thus far, and the direction of […]

State Water Board Adopts Emergency Conservation Regulation for 2016

Feb. 3, 2016 State Water Board Adopts Emergency Conservation Regulation for 2016 The State Water Resources Control Board adopted an emergency conservation regulation late Tuesday that extends the requirements of the existing regulation through October with a few limited adjustments to reflect climate, growth, and development of some drought-resilient potable water supplies since 2013. The […]

David Cooke Featured at IACCC Forum on January 21, 2016

The Industrial Association is fortunate to have David Cooke, Partner at Allen Matkins Law Firm, as their January Forum Speaker on JANUARY 21, 2016. Mr. Cooke will be discussing new regulations and proposed regulations on various important environmental topics.  Please note this is a Thursday and the meeting will begin at 11:00 AM. At the door registrations will be $45 […]

Notice of Revised Schedule of Public Hearings for WSID and BBID

This is a message from the State Water Resources Control Board: Click here to view the Notice of Revised Schedule of Public Hearings to determine to Issue a Cease and Desist Order against The West Side Irrigation District (WSID)-Old River tributary to San Joaquin River, San Joaquin County; and to determine whether to Impose Administrative Civil […]

Water Board Adopts Final Emergency Regulation to Implement 25% Statewide Reduction in Urban Water Use

State Board Adopts Final Regulation on Mandated Urban Water Use Reductions Published by ACWA, article by Pamela Martineau View article online here. After several hours of testimony from local water agency officials and others, the State Water Resources Control Board today adopted the final emergency regulation package for implementing the required 25% statewide reduction in […]

OEHHA Updates Public Health Goal for Perchlorate in Drinking Water

ACWA Regulatory Advisory: OEHHA Updates Public Health Goal for Perchlorate in Drinking Water Submitted by Emily Allshouse The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) today published an updated public health goal (PHG) for perchlorate in drinking water of 1 part per billion (ppb), citing new research related to the health impacts of perchlorate on […]

AWMA lunch presentation: “New Storm Water Requirements at Industrial Facilities” — March 10, 2015

ANNOUNCING AN A&WMA-GOLDEN WEST SECTION LUNCHEON MEETING ON TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2015     TOPIC:  THE CLOCK IS TICKING ON NEW STORM WATER REQUIREMENTS AT INDUSTRIAL FACILITIES… GUEST SPEAKERS: Wendy Manley, Esq., Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP Charlie Wyatt, Senior Engineer, Trihydro Corporation Wendy Manley, Esq., Wendel Rose Black & Dean LLP.  Wendy is […]

Press Release: Shuster, Inhofe Call for Withdrawal of WOTUS Rule

PRESS RELEASE Shuster, Inhofe Call for Withdrawal of WOTUS Rule For Immediate Release: February 04, 2015 Contact: (Shuster) Jim Billimoria, Justin Harclerode (202) 225-9446 (Inhofe) Kristina Baum (202) 224-6176, Donelle Harder (202) 224-1282 Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA), Chairman of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, released the following joint statement with U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK), […]

Reminder: Water Production Data for August Due to State Board by Sept. 15

Sept. 11, 2014 Reminder: Water Production Data for August Due to State Board on Sept. 15 Urban water suppliers serving more than 3,000 connections or supplying more than 3,000 acre-feet of water annually are required to submit the next round of monthly water production data to the State Water Resources Control Board by Sept. 15. […]

Expert Federal, State and Local Speakers to Address ACWA Regulatory Summit | August 13-14

Don’t Miss Out! Register Today for the 2014 ACWA Regulatory Summit Please join us for the fourth annual ACWA Regulatory Summit at the South Lake Tahoe Resort (formerly Embassy Suites) on August 13-14, 2014! “Looking Upstream: Managing California’s Headwaters for Sustainability” Federal, State and Local Expert Speakers Experts will inform and update attendees on the management […]