Delta mercury TMDL 11/10 meeting

Save the Date!

Meeting to discuss initiation of Delta Mercury TMDL Phase 1 Methylmercury Control Studies Thursday, November 10th, 10 am – 12:30 pm Central Valley Water Board office, 11020 Sun Center Drive, Suite 200, Rancho Cordova

The Basin Plan amendment for the control of methylmercury and mercury in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is approaching full approval.  The State’s Office of Administrative Law approved the Basin Plan amendment on 15 September.  The US Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing the package and will likely release its decision soon. 

Topics to be discussed include:

–  Expectations for participation and opportunities for responsible entities to collaborate

–  Expectations for Study Workplans

–  Regional Board’s Study Guidance

–  Role and schedule for the scientific advisory committee

For more information on mercury TMDL for the Delta check out the Central Valley Regional Valley Water Quality Control Board.