Regulatory-Affairs News

BDCP Draft Documents to Begin Rolling Out This Week
Beginning March 14, the California Natural Resources Agency will begin releasing a preliminary draft of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan.... read»
Public Health Goals Report Guidance Now Available for ACWA Members
ACWA has released its 2013 Suggested Guidelines for use by public water systems in preparing Public Health Goal (PHG) reports to... read»
Fracking Data Added to State Board’s Online Groundwater Information System
The State Water Resources Control Board has added data on hydraulically fractured oil and gas wells to its online GeoTracker GAMA ... read»
New Report Focuses on Disinfection Byproducts in Drinking Water
The Environmental Working Group issued a report Feb. 27 focused on disinfection byproducts in drinking water. The report, called “... read»
ACWA Submits Comment Letter on Aquatic Weed Control Permit
ACWA Submits Comment Letter on Aquatic Weed Control Permit
ACWA submitted a comment letter Feb. 19 to the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) on proposed draft changes to a statewide... read»
House Members Call for Cost-Benefit Analysis of BDCP Alternative Proposals
Six members of Congress called on federal agencies this week to conduct a cost-benefit analysis of alternative proposals for the Bay Delta... read»
Water Supplies Curtailed Once Again to Protect Delta Smelt
Pumping restrictions aimed at protecting Delta smelt have reduced deliveries to water agencies in the Central Valley, Southern California... read»
Business-Labor Coalition, Water Agencies Respond to Conceptual Alternative to BDCP
Representatives of business, labor, water and agricultural interests called on state and federal officials this week to “stay the... read»
New Lawsuit Filed Over Fracking in California
A new lawsuit says state regulators have allowed hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, to expand in California without legally required... read»
Coalition Calls for Portfolio-Based Alternative to be Analyzed in BDCP
A coalition of environmental and business groups called on state and federal officials today to consider a portfolio-based approach as a... read»