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Basin Plan Amendment Notice for Control of Dianzinon/Chlorpyrifos

For you information and action:

State Water Resources Control Board
Tam M. Doduc, Board Chair
1001 I Street • Sacramento, California 95814 • (916) 341-5455
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 100 • Sacramento, California • 95812-0100
Fax (916) 341-5621 • http://www.waterboards.ca.gov
Linda S. Adams
Secretary for Environmental Protection
Arnold Schwarzenegger Governor

NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC COMMENT
ON A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE WATER QUALITY CONTROL PLAN
FOR THE SACRAMENTO RIVER AND SAN JOAQUIN RIVER BASINS (BASIN PLAN)
FOR THE CONTROL OF DIAZINON AND CHLORPYRIFOS RUNOFF INTO THE
SACRAMENTO AND FEATHER RIVERS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) will now accept comments on a proposed amendment to the Basin Plan that would revise an existing program for the control of diazinon and chlorpyrifos runoff into the Sacramento and Feather Rivers. The proposed amendment, the State Water Board agenda language, and draft resolution are available on the State Water Board’s Web site at http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/tmdl/tmdl.html or can be received by mail by contacting Mitchell Goode at (916) 341-5726. The proposed amendment was adopted by the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board on May 3, 2007. The State Water Board expects to consider the proposed amendment in the future. Notice of that meeting will be published separately.

Comment letters to the State Water Board must be received by 12 p.m. on January 16, 2008. After the deadline, State Water Board staff will not accept additional written comments unless the State Water Board determines that such comments should be accepted. Please send comments on the proposed amendment to: Jeanine Townsend, Acting Clerk to the Board, by email at (commentletters@waterboards.ca.gov), (916) 341-5620 (fax), or addressed to State Water Resources Control Board, 1001 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814. Please also indicate in the subject line, “Comment Letter – Sacramento and Feather Rivers diazinon and chlorpyrifos TMDL.”

Please direct questions about this notice to Mitchell Goode, Division of Water Quality, at
(916) 341-5726 (mgoode@waterboards.ca.gov) or Senior Staff Counsel Steven H. Blum at (916) 341-5177 (sblum@waterboards.ca.gov).