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Tri-TAC regularly prepares comment letters in response to the new or proposed policies and regulations from regulatory agencies. Click on the date to download the letter in PDF format.

2013

06/19/13 CASA Tri-TAC Comment Letter - Biological Objectives Documents
05/28/13 TRI-TAC Triclosan Registration Review Letter
04/15/13 Comments on Proposed Amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the North Coast Region to Update Water Quality Objectives
02/25/13 Scientific Basis for Development of a Statewide Policy for Biological Objectives
01/25/13 Proposed Benthic Community Impairment TMDL for Malibu Creek & Lagoon
01/25/13 Tri-TAC & CASA Final Comments on Ventura River Flow TMDL
01/22/13 Tri-TAC/CASA/CWSP Revisions to Draft Collection System Monitoring and Reporting Requirements

2012

10/19/12 Tri-TAC/SCAP/CVCWA Comments on CEQA Biological Objectives Policy
10/15/12 Tri-TAC Comments on EPA Stakeholder Input
10/9/12 Tri-TAC Comments on Green Chemistry Proposed Safer Consumer Products Regulations
9/4/12 CASA/Tri-TAC Comments on Proposed Ventura River Algae and Nutrients TMDL
8/31/12 Tri-TAC/CASA/SCAP Joint Comments on California Ocean Plan SWQPA Amendments
8/20/12 Joint Associations Comments on Draft Toxicity Policy
7/3/12 Tri-TAC CVCWA Joint Comments on Recycled Water Policy
5/29/12 Tri-TAC Comments on Cypermethrin Registration Review
4/18/12 CASA/Tri-TAC/SCAP Comments on Ocean Plan Amendments
4/2/12 Tri-TAC Comments on PWG Interlab Study
3/30/12 Comments on Statewide Mercury Policy and CEQA Scoping
3/29/12 CASA/Tri-TAC Comments on North Coast Basin Plan
3/19/12 CASA/Tri-TAC Comments on Draft Monitoring Strategies for CECs
2/28/12 CASA/Tri-TAC Comments on Pesticide Prohibition Basin Plan Amendment
2/21/12 Tri-TAC Comments on Sumithrin Registration Review
2/16/12 CASA/Tri-TAC Support of BACWA Comments on Informal Draft Regs for Safer Consumer Products

2011

11/29/11 Tri-TAC Comments on Imiprothrin Registration Review
11/29/11 Tri-TAC Comments on Spinosad Registration Review
11/23/11 Tri-TAC Comments on Final 2010 Effluent Guidelines Program Plan
11/9/11 Tri-TAC Comments on Statewide Nutrient Policy
11/4/11 CASA/Tri-TAC Comments on Tentative WDRs and NPDES for Los Angeles WRPs
8/29/11 Tri-TAC Comments on Permethrin Registration Review
8/29/11 Tri-TAC Comments on Fipronil Pesticide Registration Review
8/16/11 Tri-TAC Comments on Nanomaterials Policy
7/15/11 Tri-TAC Comments on the Petition for a Ban on Triclosan
4/6/11 Tri-TAC Comments on the Petition for a Ban on Triclosan
3/25/11 Tri-TAC Comments on Flumethrin Pesticide Product; Registration Application for Pet Treatment
3/15/11 Tri-TAC Comments on Proposed Amendments to the Water Quality Control Plan
2/4/11 Tri-TAC Letter to EPA on Discharge Monitoring Report Pollutant Loading Tool

2010

12/3/10 Tri-TAC Comment on Safer Consumer Products Alternatives Regulations (Green Chemistry)
11/22/10 Tri-TAC Comment on Copper Sulfate, Compounds, Group II, Salts, and Oxide
11/22/10 Tri-TAC Comment on Cyfluthrin Registration Review
11/1/10 Tri-TAC Comments to Safer Consumer Product Alternatives Regulations
9/24/10 Tri-TAC Comment on Draft Report Nanomaterial Case Study: Nanoscale Silver in Disinfectant Spray
9/13/10 Tri-TAC Comments to Green Chemistry Hazard Traits
9/10/10 Tri-TAC Nanosilver Comment Letter to EPA
9/10/10 CASA/Tri-TAC/COP California Ocean Plan, Triennial Review
9/10/10 CASA/Tri-TAC Comments on Revisions to Water Quality Standards Regulation
8/23/10 Tri-TAC Bifenthrin Comment Letter to EPA
8/6/10 CASA/Tri-TAC Comments on Preliminary WET Assessment and Control
7/14/10 Tri-TAC Comments to Safer Consumer Product Alternatives Regs
6/28/10 Tri-TAC Letter to EPA Re: Silver Product Registration
5/28/10 Tri-TAC Comments on Deltamethrin Registration Review
4/28/10 Tri-TAC Letter to EPA Re: Florida Nutrient Standards
3/31/10 Tri-TAC Comments on USEPA 2009 Update to Ammonia Criteria
3/15/10 Tri-TAC Letter to EPA Re: CWA and FIFRA Common Effects Aquatic Life Assessment for Pesticides
2/19/10 Tri-TAC Letter to EPA Re: Proposal to Disclose Inert Ingredients in Pesticides
2/11/10 Tri-TAC Letter to EPA Re: Preliminary Esfenvalerate Reg Review Work Plan
2/11/10 Tri-TAC Letter to EPA Re: Preliminary Cyphenothrin Reg Review Work Plan
1/13/10 Tri-TAC Letter to DPR Requesting Meeting on Pyrethroid Reevaluation

2009

5/28/09 Summit Partners Letter to revised SWRCB Draft Enforcement Policy
3/04/09 Letter to SWRCB Re: Proposed Amendments to the Policy for Implementing CWSRF
1/30/09 Summit Partners Letter to SWRCB WQ Enforcement Policy
1/08/09 Letter to SWRCB Re: Draft Water Quality Enforcement Policy

2008

12/15/08 Summit Partners Letter to SWRCB SEP & CAA Policy
12/15/08 LACSD Letter to SWRCB Anti-Degradation Policy
12/17/08 Tri-TAC/CASA Letter to SWRCB Anti-Degradation Policy
11/17/08 Tri-TAC Letter to CIWMB Model Pharmaceutical Waste Program
10/23/08 Letter to SWRCB Re: Proposed Amendment to the Policy for Implementation of Toxics Standards
8/20/08 Tri-TAC Letter to SWRCB on SRF Policy
7/07/08 Tri-TAC Letter to EPA-OPP on Triclosan Reregistration
6/20/08 Summit Partner Letter to SWRCB WQ Initiative
5/16/08 CASA Memo to Sen. Env. Pol. and Pub. Works Comm. Baltimore Study
5/13/08 Tri-TAC Letter to EPA-OPP on Sumithrin
4/28/08 Tri-TAC Letter to EPA-OPP on Tetramethrin
4/28/08 CASA & Tri-TAC Letter to SWRCB Baseline Enforcement Report
3/31/08 CASA Letter to USDA McElmurray Decision
2/20/08 Summit Partner Letter to SWRCB on Compliance Schedule Policy
2/19/08 Summit Partner Letter to SWRCB on WQ Enforcement Policy
2/7/08 Letter to SWRCB Re: Water Quality Enforcement Workshop - 2/19/08
1/30/08 DPR Letter to Tri-TAC Silver Ion Products

2007

12/19/07 CASA Letter to Senator Boxer on Biosolids Management
12/12/07 CASA & Tri-TAC Letter to SWRCB on WQ Enforcement Policy
7/26/07 Tri-TAC Comment Letter on the California Ocean Plan Scoping Document
6/13/07Tri-TAC, CASA, SCAP, BACWA Comment Letter to SWRCB on Water Quality Enforcement Policy
6/09/07 Comment Letter to EPA on Linalool Reregistration
5/30/07 Joint Comment Letter to SWRCB on Changes to SRF Policy
5/07/07 CASA Request to Congress for EPA Region 9 Biosolids Staffing
5/07/07 CASA Request to Feinstein for 2008 Budget Support for National Biosolids Parntershie
5/04/07 LACSD Comments on Draft NPDES Permit Related to Storm Water From Construction Activities
5/03/07 OCSD Comments on Draft NPDES Permit Related to Storm Water From Construction Activities
4/26/07 Comment Letter on DPR Pyrethroid Working Group Proposed POTW Study
2/28/07 Joint Comment Letter to SWRCB on Proposed Mercury Offset Policy
2/28/07 Joint Comment Letter to SWRCB on Proposed Methyl Mercury Water Quality Objectives
2/26/07 Additional Comments on San Joaquin Valley APCD Proposed Rule 4565
2/14/07 Request to Ensure Copper Biocide-Containing Fabric Products Are Registered Prior to Sale in California
2/14/07 Request to Require Registration of Copper Biocide-Containing Fabric Products
1/27/07 Comments on EPA's Malathion Reregistration Eligibility Decision
1/25/07 Comments on San Joaquin Valley APCD Proposed Rule 4565

2006
12/13/06 Follow Up Letter to John Sanders - Pyrethroid Reevaluation
11/28/06 Comments on SWRCB Sediment Quality Objectives CEQA Scoping Document
11/14/06 Comments on Proposed Amendments to AB 2588 (Includes SCAP's Comments)
10/17/06 Comments on Resmethrin Reregistration Eligibility Decision
10/09/06 Comments on Coppers Reregistration Eligibility Decision
9/29/06 Tri-TAC and CASA Joint Support Letter on Region 2 BPA for a Cyanide SSO
9/27/06 Comments on Permethrin Reregistration Eligibility Decision
7/14/06 Comments on April 2006 Draft Total Chlorine and Chlorine-Produced Oxidants Policy
6/5/06 Comments on SWRCB Proposed Total Chlorine and Chlorine-Produced Oxidants Policy
6/5/06 Comments to SWRCB on April 2006 Draft Total Residual Chlorine Policy
5/25/06 (to Paula Tigueros) Support Pesticide Work
5/22/06 Comments Letter on PHMB Registration
4/24/06 (to Tam Doduc) Comment Letter 5/2/06 Board Meeting - SSORP
4/10/06
(to Dr. Tobi Jones) Pyrethroid Response Letter
3/27/06 (to EPA) Coppers Risk Assessments
3/15/06 (to Michael Tollstrup) Comments on Proposed Amendments to the Regulation Governing the Statewide Portable Equipment Registration Program (PERP)
2/28/06 (from Dr. Tobi Jones) Silver Wash Response
2/27/06 (from James J. Jones) Silver Wash Response
2/22/06 (to CSWRCB) Supplemental Comment Letter - 1/19/06 Public Hearing for SSORP
2/22/06 (to Tam Doduc) Supplemental Comments on SSORP
1/31/06 (to Craig Wilson) Comments on Draft Staff Report on Revision of the Clean Wate Act Section 303(d) List of Water Quality Limited Segments
1/27/06 (to Dr. Tobi Jones) Request to Require Registration of Samsung Silver Wash clothing washing machine, and Silver Ion Pesticide products
1/27/06 (to Jim Jones) Request to Require Registration of Samsung Silver Wash clothing washing machine, and Silver Ion Pesticide products
1/27/06 (to Dr. Tobi Jones) Request to Require Registration of Samsung Silver Wash clothing washing machine, and Silver Ion Pesticide products
1/25/06 (to Tam Doduc)  Public Hearing for SSORP
1/23/06 (to EPA) Resmethrin Risk Assessments
1/17/06 (to Regina Linville) Proposed Revisions to the Toxicity Control Provisions of the Policy for Implementation of Toxics Standards for Inland Surface Waters, Enclosed Bays, and Estuaries of California
1/4/06
(to Van Cheney) Allergy Technologies Active Guard Mattress Liner for Dust Mite Control
1/4/06 Comments Chlorine Residual Policy

2005
12/7/05 DPR Pyrethroids Reevaluation
11/22/05 Pinebelt Insect Repellent Apparel
11/22/05 Malathion Revised Risk Assessments
11/22/05 Pinebelt Processing Attachment 1
11/18/05
Pyrethrins Revised Risk Assessments
11/17/05 Piperonyl Butoxide Revised Risk Assessments
11/17/05 Revised Risk Assessments Comment Letter
11/3/05 (from Ken Harris) Chlorine Residual Response Letter
10/21/05 (to Ken Harris) Summary of Outcomes from the Recent Total Residual Chlorine Policy Workshops and Proposal to Provide Additional Information to Support the State's Completion of Policy Development
10/20/05 Permethrin Comment Letter
10/18/05 California Department of Food and Agriculture (DFA) Regulations
10/5/05 (to EPA) Draft Procedural Regulations for Registration Review Comment Letter
9/2/05 (to Bryan Brock) Comments on Draft WDR for Collection Systems
9/2/05 (to EPA) Data Requirements for Conventional Chemicals
9/2/05 Pesticides and Data Requirements for Conventional Chemicals
8/29/05 (to EPA) Proposed Amendment of the Policy for Implementating the State Revolving Fund for Construction of Wastewater Treatment Facilities: SWRCB
8/22/05 (to Peter Venturini) Assessment to Evaluate Perchloroethylene Levels at Publicly-Owned Treatment Works
8/22/05 ARB Letter PERC Attachment
8/15/05 (to Arthur Baggett) Comments on BPA for SF Bay Mercury TMDL
8/4/05 (to Nancy Grillo) CDFA Proposed Manifest
7/7/05 Proposed Total Residual Chlorine and Chlorine-Produced Oxidants Policy of CA
6/27/05 Pyrethrins Risk Assessment
6/27/05 Piperonyl Butoxide Risk Assessments
6/27/05 MGK 264 Risk Assessments
6/21/05 (to Barry Cortez) Prozap Insectrin X Concentrate
6/17/05 (to Arthur Baggett) Joint Comments on Draft WDR for Collection Systems
6/9/05 Committee Issue Summary on WERF Odor Control Technologies Assessment
4/6/05 March 2005 Final Functional Equivalent Document for Amendment to CA Ocean Plan
1/24/05 (to SWRCB) TMDL Policy

2004
11/8/04 (to Dena McCann) Proposed Revisions to the State Implementation Policy for Toxins
10/25/04 (to Dr. Tobi Jones) Permethrin-Impregnated Clothing
9/17/04 (to Arthur Baggett) California Ocean Plan – Proposed Amendments
5/17/04 Comments on CA Ocean Plan Trienniel Review
2/18/04 (to Rik Rasmussen) TMDL Development Guidance and Regulatory Provisions
2/18/04 (to Arthur Baggett) Policy for Developing California’s Clean Water Act
2/6/04(to Bill Reeves) Comments on Ecoregion 6 Pilot Study
2/6/04 (to EPA) EPA Draft Policy on the Practice of Blending
2/6/04 (to Arthur Baggett) California Ocean Plan – Proposed Amendments
2/3/04
Preliminary Risk Assessment for the Creosote Reregistration Eligibility Decision

2003
12/15/03 (to Ken Theisen) SSO issues
12/02/03 (to SWRCB) Proposed ocean plan amendments
11/6/03 (to U.S. EPA) draft watershed-based permitting implementation guidance
10/31/03 BAAQMD draft odor complaint guidelines
9/18/03 Proposed revisions to the SIP
8/13/03 (to Kern County) Kern food growers' sewage sludge concerns
8/1/03 (to Tracy Mehan) 2003 Report to Congress CSOs and SSOs
8/1/03 Proposed revisions to the SWRCB's annual fee schedule
8/03 Impacts and control of CSOs and SSOs
7/25/03 (to SWRCB) Proposed revisions to annual fee schedule
7/8/03 U.S. EPA's Standards for the Use or Disposal of Sewage Sludge
7/8/03 (to U.S. EPA) Comments on California's 2002 303(d) list
6/13/03 (to Dept. of Health Services) Lead and Copper Regulations for drinking water
6/11/03 (to Dockets Management Branch FDA) Bar Code Label Requirement
4/22/03 (to Chris Beegan) SWRCB Draft Revised Workplan
4/16/03 (to Romel Pascual) Tri-TAC comments on Cal EPA Advisory Committee
4/04/03 (to Robert Cantilli) Ecoregion 1 Lakes and Reservoirs
3/24/03 (to Rebecca Kane) ECHO website

2002
12/06/02 (to Van Cheney) Evaluation of WQ Impacts of Proposed New Pesticide Products
11/1/01 Proposed 2002 Clean Water Act Section 303(d) List
9/13/02 (to CIWMB) Selenium Concentration
9/5/02 Comments on the 6/12/02 notice of data availability
8/21/02 Solano County Biosolids Program
8/2/02 Implementation Guidance for Ambient Water Quality Criteria for Bacteria
5/23/02 (to Robert Cantilli) Ecoregion 1 Rivers and Streams
5/20/02 (to Kevin Weiss) Comments on Draft Memo NPDES Requirements
4/09/02 (to Arthur Baggett) Pollutant Trading Offsets
4/08/02 (to PIRIP) Revised Lindane Risk Assessments

2001
12/14/01 (to Gerard Thibeault) Permitting for Satellite Collection Agencies in Orange County
12/10/01(to Robert Cantilli) Nutrient Criteria
12/07/01 (to US EPA) The National Cost of the TMDL Program
8/09/01 (from SWRCB) Major Sewer Rehabilitation Funding Criteria
6/4/01 (to SWRCB) SRF Priority List
6/08/01(to EPA) CSO
6/13/01 (to USEPA Administrator) EPA's "Current Thinking on Peak Flows at POTWs
5/11/01 (to EPA) Ecoregion 2 (Western Forested Mountains) & Ecoregion 3 (Xeric West) Nutrient Criteria Documents
04/06/01 (to SWRBC) Draft Compliance Assistance Guidance for Implementing CA's Non-Point Source Program Plan
3/27/01 (to SWRBC) Interim Permit Strategy for Effluent Dependent /Dominated Waters
3/14/01 (to SWRCB) EDW Policy
3/14/01Attachment to SWRCB on EDW Policy
3/5/01 (to EPA-HQ) Proposed SSO Regulations
3/2/01 (to EPA-HQ) Proposed CSO Guidance

 

 
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