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State Water Resources Control Board
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 – 9:30 a.m
Video and Teleconference Meeting Only
No Physical Meeting Location
(Authorized by and in furtherance of
Executive Orders N-29-20 and N-33-20.)

Video and Teleconference Meeting During COVID-19 Emergency: As a result of the COVID-19 emergency and the Governor’s Executive Orders to protect public health by limiting public gatherings and requiring social distancing, this meeting will occur solely via remote presence.
  • For those who only wish to watch the meeting, the customary webcast remains available at
  • and should be used UNLESS you intend to comment.
  • For those who wish to comment on an agenda item or are presenting to the Board, additional information about participating telephonically or via the remote meeting solution is available here:

    E. Joaquin Esquivel, Chair; Dorene D’Adamo, Vice Chair; Tam M. Doduc, Member; Sean Maguire, Member; Laurel Firestone, Member

    1. The State Water Board will hold a Public Hearing for the Proposed Statewide Suction Dredge Mining General Permit.

    Unless otherwise specified, submittal of written comments
    must be received by 12:00 p.m. on July 30, 2020 and will not be accepted after that time

    Submittal of electronic Powerpoint presentations must be received by 12:00 p.m. on July 30, 2020 and will not be accepted after that time.

    Submittals are to be sent via e-mail to the Clerk to the Board at Please indicate in the subject line, 8/5/2020 PUBLIC HEARING – ITEM # (fill in bolded subject from appropriate item).” If you have questions about the agenda, contact the Clerk to the Board at (916) 341-5600.

    If you would like to request a copy of public comments submitted on an agenda item, please send a request to, identifying the Board meeting date, and agenda item by name and number.

    Agenda and items will be available electronically at:

    * Items on the uncontested items calendar may be removed at the request of any Board member or person. If an item is removed from the uncontested items calendar, it will only be voted on at this meeting if the Board accepts the staff recommendation for the agenda item. Otherwise, the item will be continued to a subsequent board meeting to allow input by interested persons.

    Video broadcast of meetings will be available at:

    Individuals who require special accommodations are requested to contact the Clerk to the Board, (916) 341-5600.