A draft ruling by the Water Resource Board could force builders to treat runoffon-site.
In a draft ruling with wide implications the state Water Resources Control Board willOK regional rules requiring cities to incorporate runoff controls into their buildingpermit processes. Environmentalists hailed the ruling as a step in preventing oceanpollution and beach closures. Builders see it as a "very expensive proposition thatwill result in negligible environmental benefits. The cost of creating new jobs andnew homes will skyrocket."
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