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A Tentative Site Cleanup Order is being considered for ExxonMobile and the Port of San Francisco for the Former Bulk Terminal 04-394 in San Francisco, San Francisco County. The Order would rescind Site Cleanup Requirements Order R2-2006-0020. The public comment period is closed.
A Final Cleanup and Abatement Order has been adopted for the Bremer Family Winery Vineyard, St. Helena, Napa County. The Order will require the Dischargers to clean up and abate the effects of the unauthorized fill of an unnamed creek. Below are the Response to Comments in response to comments received from the public.
A Water Reclamation Requirements Order is being considered for the City and County of San Francisco’s Non-potable Water Program. The Order would allow the City and County of San Francisco to administer its Non-potable Water Program, which would provide a permitting process for new commercial, multi-family, and mixed-use developments in San Francisco to collect, treat, and reuse water for toilet flushing, irrigation, and other non-potable uses. The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board will consider this item at its July 12, 2017, meeting. The public comment period is closed.
A Tentative Order that would rescind Site Cleanup Requirements is being considered for Five Star Cleaners at 2145 Rumrill Boulevard in San Pablo, Contra Costa County. The Order rescinds R2-2011-0040 because tasks in that Order have been completed and risk management measures have been implemented at the Site. The case qualifies for low-threat closure. The public comment period is closed.
An NPDES Permit is being considered for Rodeo Sanitary District, Rodeo Sanitary District Water Pollution Control Facility, Rodeo. The permit would regulate the discharge of treated wastewater to San Pablo Bay. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its September 13, 2017, meeting. The public comment period is closed.
A Tentative Site Cleanup Requirements Order is being considered for Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc., 801 Whaft Street, Richmond, Contra Costa County. The Order would update and rescind SCR No. 97-109, update site ownership information, and require the discharger to ensure monitoring programs are adequate to meet Order requirements and protect water quality. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its September 13, 2017, meeting. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than August 18, 2017, by 5:00 p.m.
A Waste Discharge Requirements Permit is being considered for Monterey Mushrooms, Inc., Morgan Hill, Santa Clara County. The Order would require further investigation to determine whether operations at the subject facility are contributing to elevated groundwater nitrate conditions in Coyote Valley, require compliance with General Waste Discharge Requirements of Composting Operations (Order No. WQ-2015-1021-DWQ), and establishes new requirements and time schedules. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its September 13, 2017, meeting. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than August 18, 2017, by 5:00 p.m.
An NPDES permit is being considered for the Vallejo Sanitation and Flood Control District Wastewater Treatment Plant, Vallejo, Solano County. The permit would regulate the discharge of treated wastewater to Mare Island Strait and Carquinez Strait. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its September 13, 2017, meeting. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than August 21, 2017, by 5:00 p.m.

An NPDES permit is being considered for Shell Oil Products US, Martinez Refinery, Martinez, Contra Costa County. The permit would regulate the discharge of treated wastewater to Carquinez Strait, and stormwater to Peyton Creek and Peyton Slough, which are tributaries of Carquinez Strait. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its October 12, 2017, meeting. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than September 8, 2017, by 5:00 p.m.

The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board has prepared a draft NPDES permit (tentative order) for new and existing discharges of extracted and treated groundwater resulting from the cleanup of groundwater at active or closed sites, such as service stations or construction sites, in the San Francisco Bay Region. The permit covers discharges associated with the extraction and treatment of groundwater polluted by volatile organic compounds, fuel leaks, fuel additives, and other related wastes . The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board will consider this item at its November 8, 2017, meeting. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than September 15, 2017, by 5:00 p.m.