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AGA Comments on the EPA Stormwater Notice March 5, 2012
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Regulating Construction Site Stormwater Discharges with a Strong Statewide Program in Alabama (Dec. 3, 2012)
Federal Agency Leadership of Environmental Consultations for Natural Gas Projects (Dec. 10, 2012)
AGA Comments on Water Resources Permitting in California for Natural Gas Projects (Dec. 7, 2012)
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Sierra Club v. Bostick – Briefs to 10th Circuit in Appeal of Order Denying Motion for Injunction (Oct. 2012)
Courts Deny Sierra Club’s Motions for Injunction (Aug. 29, 2012)
Comments on EPA’s Draft Environmental Justice Best Practices for Permit Applicants (Aug. 27, 2012)
AGA Joins Multi-Industry Letter to Senate on TSCA Legislation (Aug. 21, 2012)
AGA Comments on EPA Proposal to Amend NESHAPS for Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines (Aug. 9, 2012)
Sierra Club v Bostick - AGA Moves to Intervene in Support of Streamlined Utility Wetlands Permit (July 30, 2012)
Court Grants AGA's Motion to Intervene in Sierra Club v. Bostick (Aug. 1, 2012)
AGA Comments on EPA GHG Subpart W Reporting Rule Technical Corrections (June 20, 2012)
AGA Comments on EPA Subpart W Greenhouse Gas Confidential Business Information & Reporting Deferral Proposed Rule (April 9, 2012)
AGA Comments on Major Source Boiler MACT Proposed Rule (Feb. 21, 2012)
AGA Court Challenge to GHGReporting Rule Subpart W Technical Revisions (Feb. 21, 2012)
AGA Supports SoCalGas’ Challenge to California Anti-LNG Rule (Jan. 4, 2012)
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 AGA Comments on Water Resources Permitting in California for Natural Gas Projects (Dec. 7, 2012) 

On December 7, AGA filed the attached comments with the Government Accountability Office’s Natural Resources division, explaining water resources permitting programs in California, and the opportunities for expediting natural gas project permits through better coordination between federal, state and local authorities for these permits. Our members provided feedback regarding the overlaps in environmental permits and review for water resources in California.

Our comments below outline the water resources permitting framework in California and provide documentation of these requirements as requested by your office. The interactions between the numerous requirements for water resource permitting and related environmental reviews are then explained in the context of two examples given by our member companies on overlapping reviews at multiple levels of government, and solutions for these overlaps are suggested so that permitting processes for California natural gas projects can be better managed by the collaboration of regional federal agency offices and their counterpart state agencies and local authorities. 

 AGA Comments to GAO Regarding California Jurisdictional Permitting Authorities

 Guide to Watershed Project Permitting in California

 

 
 

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