Tag: SWRCB

How Low Can You Go? Proposed Agricultural Waste Discharge Requirements Impose Even More Stringent Demands on Central Valley Farmers

On October 10, 2017, the California State Water Resources Control Board (“Water Board”) issued the second version of an order to modify agricultural waste discharge requirements (“Proposed Order”), under the Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program (“ILRP”).  Through the ILRP, the Water Board regulates discharges from irrigated agricultural lands across the state, especially within California’s Central Valley.  … Continue Reading

How SB 4 Will End Up Taxing the Oil and Gas Industry and Even California’s Consumers: Looming Fee Hikes Will Cover State Water Resources Control Board’s Budget Needs, New Staff Positions

Most of the media has been consumed with talk of a proposed severance tax on oil and gas production, but meanwhile in Sacramento another tax on oil and gas production is being poised to take effect — funding requests to implement SB 4.  The State Water Resources Control Board (“SWRCB”) is asking for more than … Continue Reading
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