California Regional Water Quality Control Board Sets Maximum Level of Chromium-6 in Drinking Water

PVNavigator, LLC’s sister company, Project Navigator, Ltd., which delivers additional expertise in the planning and permitting of PV installations on closed landfills, has joined Verdantas LLC. More information is here.

Project Navigator, Ltd. (PNL) continues to perform as the Independent Review Program (IRP) manager at PG&E’s Cr(VI) Groundwater Remediation Program in Hinkley, CA. PNL’s role is to advise members of the Hinkley Community on remedial progress, in collaboration with the California Regional Water Quality Control Board and PG&E. The pathway to establish a Cr(VI) drinking water standard has been long, with Hinkley often in the spotlight.

On April 17, 2024, the Water Board voted unanimously to set the maximum contaminant level of Cr(VI) in drinking water to be 10 parts per billion. As the IRP Manager, PNL will continue to evaluate remedial progress and provide technical assistance.  

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PNL staff discuss the development of PV solar installations to the 30 member companies in the Surplus Property Roundtable

Project Navigator, Ltd. (PNL) staff discussed the company’s work in PV solar development initiatives with PVNavigator, LLC, and the BREG Group (Belgium), at the Spring 2023 meeting of the Surplus Property Roundtable. The presentation covered the two parallel broad tracks of PV solar development initiatives, namely (a) environmental permitting activities, running in parallel with (b) interconnection feasibility and power purchase agreement sourcing. The presentation can be viewed here.


PVNavigator, LLC with Belgian renewables development partner, BREG, signs land leases at four former IT Corp. landfill sites in the San Francisco, East Bay area

PVNavigator, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Project Navigator, Ltd., working in partnership with the Belgian Renewable Energy Group (BREG) has signed long-term land leases at four former, closed IT Corp. landfill sites. The sites are under the OM&M management of the IT Environmental Liability Liquidating Trust (ITELT). Lease signings now move the planned PV solar projects into detailed interconnection feasibility studies and associated environmental (CEQA) permitting.

The combined forecasted generation capacity of the four PV installations will be approximately 46MW dc.