Amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for San Francisco Bay to Adopt Site-Specific Objectives for Cyanide for San Francisco Bay and an Implementation Plan

Summary

SCH Number
2009039016
Lead Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 2 (San Francisco Bay), Oakland
Document Title
Amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for San Francisco Bay to Adopt Site-Specific Objectives for Cyanide for San Francisco Bay and an Implementation Plan
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
3/24/2009

Document Description
The Basin Plan Amendment includes: a) Site-specific marine cyanide objectives (acute 9.4 ug/l and chronic 2.9 ug/l) for all segments of San Francisco Bay to replace the existing National Toxics Rule acute and chronic objectives of 1 ug/l; b) Dilution credits for cyanide for all shallow water wastewater dischargers; and c) An implementation plan that requires NPDES permits for municipal and industrial wastewater dischargers to include cyanide effluent limits and monitoring and surveillance requirements to prevent degredation of water quality.

Contact Information
Barbara Baginska
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 2 (San Francisco Ba
1515 Clay Street, Suite 1400
Oakland, CA 94612

Phone : (510) 622-2474
Fax : (510) 622-2460

Location

Cities
San Francisco
Counties
San Francisco

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
San Francisco Regional Water Quality Control Board
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
Regional Water Board 1515 Clay Street, Suite 100 Oakland, CA 94612

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
No
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

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