Water Quality Committee Meeting Summary: May 2022

May 17th, 2022

Federal Issues

  • Chris Reichard provided an update on EPA’s activities regarding the WOTUS rule including information regarding the regional roundtables. What discussion items the Roundtables would cover was discussed.
  • Federal PFAS – Presentation later this summer, new testing method, NPDES permit expectations for EPA permits (pretreatment),


State Issues

  • Metal Mining General Permit – June 2, 12:30 Meeting (Division)
  • Individual Certifications Requiring Stormwater for Prospect to Mine (Poppy Staub) – Individual Certifications likely to be the future.
  • Meeting with the Division: August or September

Qualitative Rp, temperature

Permits, general permit for stormwater metal mining

Outfalls, permit termination process

  • Upcoming Meetings

Aluminum Workgroup – Water Quality Forum

Water Quality Permits Webinar – July 15

Will CMA participate in Anti-Degradation re-hearing, Environmental Justice – Reg 38 August of September

July 21 – Next Meeting