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Organochlorine Compounds - TMDL - Newport Bay/San Diego Creek

Organochlorine Compounds - TMDL - Newport Bay/San Diego Creek

Organochlorine Compounds (OCs) TMDLs for San Diego Creek, Upper and Lower Newport Bay

On July 26, 2013, the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approved Santa Ana Regional Board Resolution No. R8-2011-0037 under OAL File No. 2013-0613-02S.

State of California, Office of Administrative Law, NOTICE OF APPROVAL OF REGULATORY ACTION pursuant to section 11353 of the Government Code and FORM 400

On October 16, 2012, the State Water Resources Control Board (State Board) approved Santa Ana Regional Board Resolution No. R8-2011-0037:

Resolution No. 2012-0051, Approving an Amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Santa Ana Region to Incorporate Organochlorine Compounds Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for San Diego Creek, Upper and Lower Newport Bay, Orange County, California

State Board Staff Report and Draft Resolution

 

 

On July 15, 2011, the Water Board adopted Resolution No. R8-2011-0037, which modified Resolution No. R8-2007-0024 to revise the TMDL compliance schedule and correct minor grammatical errors. The revised TMDL amendment is Attachment 2 to Resolution No. R8-2011-0037

Resolution No. R8-2011-0037 Revising the Amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Santa Ana River Basin to Incorporate Organochlorine Compounds Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for San Diego Creek, Upper and Lower Newport Bay, Orange County, California, Adopted by Resolution No. R8-2007-0024

 

On September 7, 2007, the Santa Ana Regional Board approved Resolution No. R8-2007-0024, which adopted an amendment to the Basin Plan that incorporates Organochlorine Compounds TMDLs for San Diego Creek, Upper Newport Bay and Lower Newport Bay. The Regional Board approval of Resolution No. R8-2007-0024 also approved the "CEQA Findings of Fact and Statement of Overriding Considerations for the Organochlorine Compounds Total Maximum Daily Loads for San Diego Creek, Upper Newport Bay and Lower Newport Bay Substitute Environmental Document" prepared to satisfy the requirements of Public Resources Code section 21081

Historical Documents and Information for the Organochlorine Compounds TMDL

Public Hearing on the Proposed Basin Plan Amendment to Incorporate Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for Organochlorine Compounds for San Diego Creek, Upper Newport Bay and Lower Newport Bay - September 7, 2007, 9:00 a.m., City of Loma Linda Council Chambers, 25541 Barton Road, Loma Linda, CA  92354

This item is listed on the September 7, 2007 Agenda - Item 13

September 7, 2007 San Diego Creek/Newport Bay OCs TMDLs Documents (August 24, 2007)

Attachments to Tentative Resolution No. R8-2007-0024

  • Attachment 1 - CEQA Findings of Fact and Statement of Overriding Considerations
  • Attachment 2 - Final Draft San Diego Creek and Upper and Lower Newport Bay Organochlorine Compounds TMDLs Basin Plan amendment

Attachments to September 7, 2007 Supplemental Staff Report (Note: Attachments D-I are .zip files that must be downloaded.)

  • Attachment A - Redline Version of Proposed Changes to April 20, 2007 BPA
  • Attachment B - Substitute Environmental Document
  • Attachment C - Response to Comments Document
    • Attachment C1 - Response to Flow Science, Inc. Reports
      • Part A - DDT
      • Part B - Chlordane
      • Part C - Toxaphene
    • Attachment C2 - Response to Dec 1, 2006 Public Workshop Comments
    • Attachment C3 - Response to Peer Review Comments
    • Attachment C4 - Response to State and Federal Agency Comments
    • Attachment C5 - Response to Local Agencies/Municipalities Comments
    • Attachment C6 - Responses to Local Stakeholder Groups Comments
    • Attachment C7 - List of References Cited
  • Attachment D - Flow Science Reports
    • Attachment D1 - DDT
    • Attachment D2 - Chlordane
    • Attachment D3 - Toxaphene
  • Attachment E - Responses solicited from outside experts re Drs. Byard and Tjeerdema commentaries
  • Attachment F - Peer Review Letters
  • Attachment G - Comment Letters received after Dec 1, 2006 Public Workshop
  • Attachment H - Comments from Regional Board Workshops
  • Attachment I - Electronic mail correspondence with Regional Board staff
     

September 7, 2007 San Diego Creek/Newport Bay OCs TMDLs Public Hearing Documents

Notice of Public Workshop For a Review of Provisions to Incorporate Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for Organochlorine Compounds For San Diego Creek, Upper Newport Bay, and Lower Newport Bay Into the Water Quality Control Plan for the Santa Ana River Basin (Basin Plan)
April 20, 2007, 9:30 a.m., City Council Chambers of Loma Linda, 25541 Barton Road, Loma Linda, CA 92354

 

March 2, 2007 TMDL Public Hearing Documents

Presentation from Public Workshop, December 1, 2006 - Presented by Kathy Rose

Notice of Public Workshop For a Review of Provisions to Incorporate Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for Organochlorine Compounds for San Diego Creek, Upper Newport Bay, and Lower Newport Bay into the Water Quality Control Plan for the Santa Ana River Basin (Basin Plan)
PLEASE NOTE: Meeting location changed to Irvine Ranch Water District, 15600 Sand Canyon Ave, Irvine, CA 92618 

Technical Staff Report

Figures (All Figures in single .zip file)

Appendices (In single .zip file)

Attachment A - Draft Basin Plan Amendment

Attachment B - CEQA Checklist

 

Presentation from August 9, 2006 CEQA Scoping Meeting - Presented by Kathy Rose

Notice of CEQA Scoping Meeting - TMDL Organochlorine (OC) Compounds for San Diego Creek, Upper Newport Bay and Lower Newport Bay - August 9, 2006

Report on Development of Basin Plan Amendment to Incorporate Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for Organochlorine for the Newport Bay Watershed - June 24, 2005 Board Meeting

Staff Presentation - CEQA Scoping meeting - June 22, 2005

The technical Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for Toxic Pollutants, San Diego Creek and Newport Bay, was promulgated by USEPA Region 9 in June 2002.  The constituents addressed in the TMDL included the organophosphate (OP) pesticides, selenium, metals, and organochlorine (OC) compounds.  For the OC compounds, Regional Board staff plans to recommend that the Santa Ana Regional Board adopt a resolution to incorporate the technical TMDL with an implementation plan into the Basin Plan on or about December 2006. 

 

For questions related to this TMDL, please contact Terri Reeder at (951) 782-4995.