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2015 State Water Board Enforcement News Releases

Enforcement News Releases – 2015

Water Quality Violations Date
Central Valley Water Board Settles With 2 Southern San Joaquin Valley Growers For Failure to Acquire Water Quality Permits 12/03/15
San Diego Water Board Issues Penalty Against SANDAG for Sediment Pollution from Construction Activities 11/20/15
PG&E Issued Comprehensive Cleanup and Abatement Order for Chromium Remediation Efforts In Hinkley 11/09/15
S.F. Water Board Proposes $290,177 Penalty, Asks St. Helena to Correct Discharge Violations 10/23/15
State Water Board Reaches Settlement Agreement With City of Etna Collection System Over Water Code Violation 10/23/15
San Diego Water Board Issues $848,374 Penalty to Developer for Sediment Pollution 10/19/15
Lahondan Water Board Reaches Settlement Agreement With LADWP Over Water Quality Violations 10/09/15
North Coast Regional Water Board Reaches $25,000 Settlement over Sediment Discharges in Mendocino County 07/22/15
Visalia Dairy Fined $34,650 for Failing to Provide Annual Report to Assess the Impacts of Dairy Operations on Water Quality 06/12/15
Central Valley Water Board Imposes $297,400 Penalty for Water Quality Violations Associated with Marijuana Cultivation 06/12/15
A Greener Globe Corporation Receives $677,531 Penalty for Failure to Provide Monitoring Reports on Roseville Landfill 06/09/15
San Diego Water Board Approves $430,851 Settlement Agreement with Encinitas for Storm Water Violations 06/02/15
Los Angeles County Flood Control District receives $99,000 Penalty for Violating Clean Water Act 05/19/15
Central Valley Water Board Issues Pair of Penalties to Madera County Growers for failing to Acquire Water Quality Permits 05/12/15
Turlock Dairy Fined $73,710 for Failing to Provide Annual Reports to Assess the Impacts of Dairy Operations on Water Quality 04/27/15
Central Valley Water Board Issues $440,000 Penalty to Recology at Yuba Sutter Landfill 04/21/15
Lahontan Regional Water Board and ARCO Settle Leviathan Mine Superfund Lawsuit 04/03/15
Eastern San Joaquin Watershed Landowners Face Proposed Fines for Discharging Irrigated Land Waste Without a Permit 03/30/15
San Diego Water Board Reaches $286,324 Settlement with Scripps Mesa Developers for Storm Water Violations 02/04/15
Turlock Dairy Faces Proposed Fine of $73,710 for Failing to Provide Annual Reports 02/03/15
Madera County Landowners Face Proposed Fines for Discharging Irrigated Land Waste Without a Permit 01/30/15
Central Valley Water Board Proposes $440,440 Penalty for Water Quality Issues at Yuba-Sutter Landfill 01/29/15
Central Valley Water Board Proposes $677,531 Penalty for Water Quality Issues at Roseville Landfill Site 01/28/15
Multi-agency Cannabis Pilot Project Finishes Successful Three-Day Inspection of Marijuana Grows in Eel River Watershed 01/23/15

 

Underground Storage Tank Violations Date
$2.4M Judgment Entered Against L.A. World Airports for Underground Storage Tank Violations 12/07/15
Underground Storage Tank Violations Result in $1.35M Judgment Against S.F. Municipal Transportation Agency 07/27/15
Settlement Reached With University of California Regents for Underground Storage Tank Violations and Natural Resource Damages 04/23/15
Ninety British Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Sites Banned from Cleanup Reimbursement Following Legal Settlement 03/19/15
Long Beach Issued $2.5 Million Penalty for Violating 2010 Consent Judgment in Underground Storage Tank Case 03/17/15

 

Fraud Waste & Abuse Prevention Date
PW Environmental Pleads No Contest to Grand Theft Charge for Overbilling the State Water Board 09/23/15
State Water Board Files Complaint Against Ami Adini & Associates for Alleging Fraud Against Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund 05/14/15

 

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