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It’s Raining Stormwater NOVs in California - 7 Tips For Responding To An IGP NOV

Responding to a California General Industrial Storm Water Permit (IGP) NOV can be a complex matter. Read the full article on Facility Executive for tips we’ve developed to facilitate success.


After many years of drought, in late 2023 and early 2024 California experienced significant rain. Indeed, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported rainfall quantities far exceeding averages in most areas statewide. With the rain came consequences for many of California’s industrial facilities including an onslaught of 60-day notices of violation (NOVs) from private enforcers threatening to file federal Clean Water Act complaints. 

Categories: Clean Water Act, Environmental Litigation