Success Stories

CRS has been successfully advocating for our clients’ interests on water, natural resource protection, and environmental quality legislation spanning across four Gubernatorial Administrations.

Some of the specific legislative areas that we have been active in are:

Water bonds

Water recycling

Water conservation

Permitting and enforcement

Pollution prevention and source control

California Environmental Quality Act

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta protection

Water rights and supply

Energy development

State and Regional Water Boards

Stormwater Numeric Limits

Biosolids regulation and management

Mandatory municipal treatment methodologies

Wetlands regulation and management

Groundwater management and protection

“Total Maximum Daily Loads” and related pollutant regulation

Citizen suits to enforce regulatory permits

Sanitary sewer overflows

Mercury monitoring and mitigation

California Water Commission

Economic analysis of regulatory actions

Pre-regulatory implementation peer review

Environmental Permit Fees

State Lands Commission leases

Wild & Scenic River designation