“On July 8, 2009 senior associate Katherine Hart was unanimously confirmed by the Senate Rules Committee for reappointment by Governor Schwarzenegger to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board.  Kate currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the Board.  She was originally appointed by Governor Schwarzenegger in September 2005.  She was reappointed by Governor Schwarzenegger for her second four-year term in September 2008.  The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board is one of the nine regional water quality control boards statewide.  The Central Valley Board’s region comprises 40 percent of the entire State and contains the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.  The Board makes critical water quality decisions for its region, including setting standards, issuing waste discharge requirements, determining compliance with those requirements, and taking appropriate enforcement actions.”

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