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The Water Quality Standards Game - EPA and the States Up the Ante

OnDemand Webinar (88 minutes)

Gain an understanding of the dramatic changes in the scope of regulation and requirements.Hundreds of thousands of businesses across the country are, or soon will be, subject to an increasingly complex set of regulations regarding the discharge of storm water from properties they own, lease or rent to others. The universe of companies who are, or will soon be, subject to these regulations include industrial facilities, commercial facilities such as shopping centers, and institutions such as hospitals and nursing homes. Compliance with these new regulations are becoming both more complex and more expensive with the imposition of numeric effluent limitations and increasing enforcement by NGOs and private bounty hunters. This information helps you in interpreting these new regulations and assuring compliance understand the dramatic changes in the scope of regulation and requirements. The topic will provide an overview of the storm water provisions of the Clean Water Act and how they are enforced and consider recent regulatory actions and court cases interpreting and expanding these regulations. Finally, it will provide you with tools to help you address these dramatic changes.


Sean Porter, CPSWQ, QSD, QSD/P, QISP, IGP, ToR, Apex Companies Joshua T. Rosenbaum, Esq., Varco & Rosenbaum S. Wayne Rosenbaum, Varco & Rosenbaum


Storm Water Regulation

• A Brief Discussion of How the CWA and the States Regulate Storm Water

Major Regulatory Changes

• Incorporation of TMDLs Into Storm Water Permits

• The California Model

The Courts and the Changing Scope of Storm Water Regulation

• Groundwater - Hawaii Wildlife Fund v. County of Maui

• Regulation of Storm Water Discharged From Commercial and Institutional Facilities - Los Angeles Waterkeeper v. Pruitt

• Regulation of Landlords for the Storm Water Discharges of Industrial Tenants - California Sportfishing Protection Alliance v. the Shiloh Group, LLC

• D.O.J. Intervention in Citizen Suit Settlements - Lunsford v. Arrowhead Brass Plumbing

Take Away and Recommendations

• Business Owners

• Legal Counsel