State Water Board to Hold Informational Workshop for Cannabis Cultivators in Eureka
The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board or Board) has updated its website with a Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment, Staff Informational Workshops, Board Workshops, and Public Hearing (Notice). The State Water Board will accept public comments on the Draft Cannabis Cultivation Policy – Principles and Guidelines for Cannabis Cultivation (Cannabis Policy), Draft Cannabis Cultivation Policy Staff Report, and Draft General Waste Discharge Requirements for Discharges of Waste Associated with Cannabis Cultivation Activities (General Order).
The State Water Board will hold two staff informational workshops (July 20, 2017 – Eureka and July 27, 2017 – Sacramento) to present information and answer questions. In addition, a Board workshop is scheduled for August 2, 2017, in Sacramento to provide information on the draft documents and receive public comments. The State Water Board is scheduled to hold two public hearings on October 17, 2017, in Sacramento to receive oral comments regarding (1) the Cannabis Policy, and (2) the General Order. The Sacramento staff informational workshop, Board workshop, and public hearing will be webcast.
The Notice, draft documents, and other information are available on the State Water Board’s Cannabis Cultivation webpage at: www.waterboards.ca.gov/cannabis