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Origins of the Fraud, Waste and Abuse Unit of the Water Board

Lara Shortz's presentation on “Funding and Legal Issues Regarding Cleanups” at the Professional Environmental Management Association (PEMA) seminar held February 18, 2014 in Long Beach, CA. Here, she discusses the origins of the Fraud, Waste and Abuse Unit within the Office of Enforcement of the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB). The event sought to provide strategies for maintaining compliance with government regulations and mitigating losses when audited.

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How Attorneys Can Assist When Responding to SWRCB Audits

Lara Shortz gave a presentation on “Funding and Legal Issues Regarding Cleanups” during the California Unified Program (Cal CUPA) Annual Training Conference Forum held February 3, 2014 in Burlingame, CA. In this segment, she discusses how specialized lawyers can help environmental consultants respond to audits by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) when seeking to determine compliance with the Underground Storage Tank (UST) Cleanup Fund. 

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Submitting Claims on UST Fund Reimbursements: Avoiding the Enforcement Unit

On April 17, 2013, the California State Water Resources Control Board ("SWRCB") announced that it had given the green light to its Office of Enforcement ("OE") to staff a permanent unit within the OE called the Fraud, Waste and Abuse Unit ("Unit").  (Read More)