SWRCB adopts IGP Amendment, pushes out effective date

By Dawn Koepke

Capitol Update, Nov. 19, 2018 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Earlier this month, the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) voted to adopt the proposed amendments to the Industrial General Permit (IGP) that incorporate total maximum daily loads (TMDL) in four regions; update monitoring requirements per the federal Sufficiently Sensitive Methods Rule; and provide two new alternative compliance options to incentivize stormwater capture and region ... » More
Michael Shaw

Gov-elect Newsom senior staff appointments point to fast start for next administration

By Michael Shaw, VP, Government Relations

Capitol Update, Nov. 14, 2018 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Not wasting any time getting rolling to take over as the 40th California governor, Governor-elect Gavin Newsom late last week named two key appointments that indicate he will hit the ground running. Ann O’Leary will lead his transition team and serve in the pivotal role of Chief of Staff when the new administration takes over in early January. She comes from a Washington, D. ... » More
Jarrell Cook

Intel Releases Model Privacy Legislation

By Jarrell Cook, Associate Policy Director

Capitol Update, Nov. 14, 2018 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Intel Corporation has released model privacy legislation with proposed standards guiding the collection and use of personal legislation via their website usprivacybill.intel.com.  The proposed legislation encourages Federal lawmakers to adopt a national privacy law that would “promote ethical data stewardship” while avoiding the pitfalls of a “non-harmonized patchwo ... » More
Nicole Rice

OSHA launches program to target high injury and illness rates

By Nicole Rice, Policy Director, Government Relations

Capitol Update, Nov. 5, 2018 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is initiating the Site-Specific Targeting Program to target high injury rate establishments in both the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors for inspection. Using injury and illness information electronically submitted by employers for calendar year 2016, OSHA will inspect establishments that should ha ... » More

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