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Draft of requirements for cannabis farmers released by NCRWQCB Featured

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Update- New audio added.  A KMUD News report covering the May 7th NCRWQCB Workshop, an extended report on the workshop, aired by Kerry Reynolds on Cannabis Consciousness News, May 14, and a half-hour interview with Matt St. John, which aired on KMUD's Monday Morning Magazine, is now found on this page below.

According to a KMUD News interview with Matt St. John, Executive Officer for the California State North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board (NCRWQCB), the draft Order and Mitigated Negative Declaration requirements for Cannabis Farmers has been released for a 45 day public review and comment period. This comment period ends June 8. Click here to view or download the draft. Links to additional information, including the "Notice of Intent Form" and "Best Management Practices", can be found on the NCRWQCB website at: http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/northcoast/public_notices/#grass

NCRWQCB held a workshop on May 7, in Eureka at the Warfinger Building, located at 1 Marina Way, from 9 am to 5 pm., to solicit public input about the draft. See the second SoundCloud player, below, for a news report on this workshop. Comments about the draft can be submitted by e-mail to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Questions regarding the workshop or the draft Order and Mitigated Negative Declaration should be directed to Diana Henrioulle, by phone at 707-576-2542 or email at Diana.Henrioulle(at)waterboards.ca.gov, or Connor McIntee by phone at 707-576-2708 or email at Connor.McInte(at)waterboards.ca.gov. Note, in using these e-mail addresses, replace (at) with @

The interview with Matt St. John, recorded by Kerry Reynolds and aired on KMUD News Friday, April 25, 2015, can be heard using the player below.


KMUD's Kerry Reynolds attended the May 7th Workshop and filed this report, which was broadcast on the KMUD Local News on Mon., May 11.


Using the player below, listen to, or down load audio from, this special edition of Cannabis Consciousness News, with Kerry Reynolds, featuring extended audio highlights from the May 7th North Coast Water Board meeting in Eureka, CA.


On Mon., May 11, hosts, Eric Kirk and Bob Froehlich, interviewed Matt St. John, Executive Officer for the California State North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board, on KMUD's Monday Morning Magazine program, about the new draft order. Use the player below to hear or download this segment.

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