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May 27, 2014 San Diego Water Board Meeting

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STATE OF CALIFORNIA
REGIONAL WATER QUALITY CONTROL BOARD
SAN DIEGO REGION

NOTICE OF MEETING, TELEPHONIC PARTICIPATION, AND AGENDA

Wednesday, May 27, 2014

9:00 a.m.

Water Quality Control Board
Board Meeting Room
2375 Northside Drive, Suite 100
San Diego, California

Ashworth, Blanchet, Christenson & Kalemkiarian
2250 Third Street
San Diego, California

McKenna, Long & Aldridge LLP
600 W. Broadway, Suite 2600
San Diego, California


Except for items designated as time certain, there are no set times for agenda items. Items may be taken out of order at the discretion of the Chairman.

  1. Roll Call and Introductions.
  2. Consideration of Adoption of a Conditional Waiver of Waste Discharge Requirements for the Management and Disposal of Disaster Related Wastes from the 2014 Wildfires in the San Diego Region (Tentative Order No. R9-2014-0059). (Roger Mitchell)

    Written comments or testimony on the Tentative Order should be submitted to the Regional Board as soon as possible, but no later than noon on May 22, 2014. Only written comments or testimony received by noon on May 22, 2014, will be provided to the Regional Board members for their consideration prior to the May 27, 2014 meeting. The Regional Board will receive and consider oral statements at the May 27, 2014 meeting. Upon conclusion of testimony on May 27, 2014, the current schedule calls for closing the public comment period.

    The Regional Board has made available Tentative Order No. R9-2014-0059 and the corresponding Fact Sheet/Technical Report for public review and comment. The documents, including comments received and responses to comments, are available by request from the Regional Board or at our website.
  3. CLOSED SESSION - Discussion of Ongoing Litigation [Authorized under Government Code Section 11126, subd. (e)]. The San Diego Water Board may meet in closed session to discuss ongoing litigation for the following cases:

Civil Actions (Judicial and Administrative, other than Petitions for Review filed with the State Water Board)

    1. In re: Test Claim on California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region, Order No. R9-2007-001, (NPDES No. CAS0108758) Waste Discharge Requirements for Discharges of Urban Runoff from the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s) Draining the Watersheds of the County of San Diego, the Incorporated Cities of San Diego County, the San Diego Unified Port District, and the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority adopted on January 24, 2007. Test Claim filed by San Diego County, et al., with Commission on State Mandates, No. 07-TC-09 (filed June 2008). (Catherine George Hagan)
    2. State of California Department of Finance, State Water Resources Control Board, And California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region v. Commission on State Mandates. Petition for Writ of Administrative Mandamus. Sacramento County Superior Court, Case No. 34-2010-80000604 (filed July 2010). (Catherine George Hagan)
    3. In re: Citizens Development Corporation, Debtor and Debtor in Possession, Case No. 10-15142-LT11. United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of California. (San Diego Water Board Claim in Bankruptcy) (filed June 2011). (Catherine George Hagan)
    4. Test Claim on California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region, Order No. R9-2009-0002, (NPDES No. CAS0108740) Waste Discharge Requirements for Discharges of Urban Runoff from the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s) Draining the Watersheds of the County of Orange, the Incorporated Cities of the County of Orange, and the Orange County Flood Control District adopted on December 16, 2009. Test Claim filed by County of Orange, et al., with Commission on State Mandates, No. 10-TC-11 (filed June 2011). (Catherine George Hagan)
    5. Test Claim on California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region, Order No. R9-2010-0016 (NPDES No. CAS0108766) adopted November 10, 2010, County of Riverside, Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, and the Cities of Murrieta, Temecula and Wildomar, Co-Claimants, filed with Commission on State Mandates, No. 11-TC-03 (filed November 2011). (Catherine George Hagan)
    6. City of San Diego v. California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Division, SFPP, L.P., A Delaware Limited Partnership, and Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P., A Delaware Limited Partnership, Real Parties-in-Interest. Petition for Writ of Administrative Mandamus. San Diego County Superior Court, Case No. 37-2013-00047614-CU-WM-CTL (filed May 2013). (Ben Neill)

Petitions for Review Pending Before State Water Resources Control Board

    1. Petitions of the National Fireworks Association and Fireworks & Stage FX America Inc., Coastal Environmental Rights Foundation, and San Diego Coastkeeper (General National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit Order No. R9-2011-0022 (NPDES No. CAG999002) for Residual Firework Pollutant Waste Discharges to Waters of the United States in the San Diego Region from the Public Display of Fireworks), SWRCB/OCC Files A-2164(a)-(c), filed June and July 2011. (Michelle Mata)
    2. Petition of Citizens Development Corporation (Water Code Section 13267 Investigative Order No. R9-2011-0033 dated September 14, 2011, Requiring Submission of Technical Reports Pertaining to Investigation of Lake San Marcos Nutrient Impairment, San Diego County), SWRCB/OCC File A-2185, filed October 2011. (Laurie Walsh)
    3. Petition of City of San Diego (Time Schedule Order No. R9-2011-0052 dated September 14, 2011, for the Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, Mission Valley Terminal Remediation Dewatering Discharge to Murphy Canyon Creek, San Diego County), SWRCB/OCC File A-2186, filed October 2011. (Ben Neill)
    4. Petition of Jack Eitzen (Administrative Assessment of Civil Liability Order Nos. R9-2011-0048 and R9-2011-0049 against Jack Eitzen for 38175 and 38155 Via Vista Grande, Murrieta, Riverside County), issued October 12, 2011), SWRCB/OCC File A-2193, filed November 2011. (Rebecca Stewart)
    5. Petitions for Review of San Diego Bay Shipyard Sediment Cleanup and Abatement Order No. R9-2012-0024 for National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO), BAE Systems, San Diego Ship Repair (BAE Systems), Campbell Industries, City of San Diego, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and San Diego Unified Port District (Port District) issued March 14, 2012. Petitions for Review and Requests for Stay filed by NASSCO, BAE Systems and City of San Diego. Petitions for Review w/o requests for stay filed by SDG&E, Star & Crescent Boat Company and Port District. SWRCB/OCC File A-2205(a) - (e), filed April 2012. (Frank Melbourn)
    6. Petition of NASSCO for Review of Resolution No. R9-2012-0025 (Certifying Final Environmental Impact Report for San Diego Bay Shipyard Sediment Cleanup and Abatement Order No. R9-2012-0024), adopted March 14, 2012, SWRCB/OCC File A-2205(a), filed April 2012. (Frank Melbourn)
    7. Petition of South Laguna Civic Association for Review of Order No. R9-2012-0013, NPDES No. CA0107611, NPDES Permit Reissuance: South Orange County Waste Authority, Discharges to the Pacific Ocean via Aliso Creek Ocean Outfall, adopted April 11, 2012, SWRCB/OCC File A-2211, filed May 2012. (Joann Lim)
    8. Petition of City of San Diego for Review of Resolution No. R9-2012-0045, re Authorizing Executive Officer to Increase Daily Average Discharge Flow Rate Limitation under Order No. R9-2008-0002 [NPDES No. CAG919002] for the Kinder Morgan Energy Partner’s Mission Valley Terminal Remediation Dewatering Discharge to Murphy Canyon Creek, June 13, 2012, SWRCB/OCC File A-2222, filed July 2012. (Ben Neill)
    9. Petitions for Review of Regional Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System Order No. R9-2013-0001 (NPDES No. CAS0109266), adopted May 8, 2013, filed by (1) San Diego County Regional Airport Authority (stay requested), (2) City of Lake Forest (abeyance request), (3) City of Aliso Viejo (abeyance request), (4) City of Laguna Hills (abeyance request), (5) City of Rancho Santa Margarita (abeyance request), (6) City of Chula Vista, (7) City of National City, (8) Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, the County of Riverside, and the Cities of Murrieta, Temecula, and Wildomar (abeyance request), (9) City of Dana Point (abeyance request), (10) City of Mission Viejo (abeyance request), (11) City of San Clemente (abeyance request), (12) County of Orange and Orange County Flood Control District (abeyance request), (13) San Diego Unified Port District, (14) City of San Diego (abeyance request), (15) County of San Diego, and (16) City of Laguna Niguel. SWRCB/OCC File A-2254(a)-(p), filed June 2013. (Wayne Chiu)
    10. Petition of Foothill/Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency for Review of Action and Failure to Act, in Connection with Waste Discharge Requirements (Tentative Order No. R9-2013-0007) for the Tesoro Extension Project, Orange County, June 19, 2013, SWRCB/OCC File A-2259, filed July 2013. (Darren Bradford)
    11. Petition of San Diego United Port District, Waste Discharge Requirements Order No. R9-2013-0093 for San Diego Shipyard Sediment Remediation Project, San Diego Bay, San Diego County, July 10, 2013, SWRCB/OCC File A-2263, filed August 2013 (stay requested). (Alan Monji)
    12. Petition of Donan Environmental Services, Inc., Cleanup and Abatement Order No. R9-2013-0022 at the Site of the Former Santa Ysabel Chevron Station, 30350 Highway 78, Santa Ysabel, San Diego County, September 18, 2013, SWRCB/OCC File A-2277, filed October 2013. (Sean McClain)
  1. Closed Session - Consideration of Initiation of Litigation or Discussion of Significant Exposure to Litigation. The San Diego Water Board may meet in closed session to initiate or consider initiating litigation concerning matters within its jurisdiction or to discuss significant exposure to litigation [Authorized under Government Code Section 11126(e)]. (David Gibson)
  1. Arrangements for Next Meeting and Adjournment:

Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 9:00 a.m.
Water Quality Control Board
Regional Board Meeting Room
2375 Northside Drive, Suite 100
San Diego, California

NOTIFICATIONS

  • Streaming video of the meeting will be available at: http://www.calepa.ca.gov/Broadcast
  • Follow the Board Meeting on Twitter: Updates on the progress of the San Diego Water Board meeting will be posted on Twitter at www.twitter.com/SDWaterBoard. The San Diego Water Board’s use of Twitter is a courtesy and is for informational purposes only. It is not always reliable, and is not a substitute for personal attendance at a Board meeting.

DIRECTIONS TO MEETING

From Downtown: Green Line light rail towards Santee to Fenton Parkway Station. Walk to 2375 Northside Drive (about 9 minutes). Head northwest on Fenton Parkway to Northside Drive. Right on Northside Drive.

I-15 north - take the Friars Road West exit (toward Qualcomm Stadium) - follow signs to stay on Friars Road. Turn left onto Northside Drive. Turn left at first signal. Our building is located at the end of the court - veer to the left into the parking structure. Parking will be validated for the parking structure.

From the North: Pacific Surfliner Train 572 towards San Diego Santa Fe Depot. Walk to San Diego Old Town Transit Center (about 1 minute). Green Line light rail towards Santee to Fenton Parkway Station. Walk to 2375 Northside Drive (about 9 minutes). Head northwest on Fenton Parkway to Northside Drive. Right on Northside Drive.

I-15 south - take the Friars Road West exit - follow signs to stay on Friars Road. Turn left onto Northside Drive. Turn left at first signal. Our building is located at the end of the court - veer to the left into the parking structure. Parking will be validated for the parking structure.