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California Financial Responsibility: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste:

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Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): 22 California Code of Regulations (CCR) 66270.69.4

Transportable treatment units (TTUs) and fixed treatment units (FTUs): 22 CCR 67450.13

Household hazardous waste: 22 CCR 67450.30

Universal waste: 22 CCR66265.143, 22 CCR 66265.147, 22 CCR 66273.76, and 22 CCR 66273.77

Hazardous waste transporters: 22 CCR 66263.11

Solid waste:

Waste tires: 14 CCR 18499.9

Oil spills: 14 CCR 791 to 797

Pest control: 3 CCR 6524

Underground storage tanks (USTs): 23 CCR 2805 to 2809.2

Regulatory Agencies

California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)

California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) Office of Oil Spill Prevention and Response (OSPR)

California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) Licensing and Certification Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. California generally follows the federal financial responsibility requirements, with additional requirements for hazardous waste transportable treatment units (TTUs) and fixed treatment units (FTUs), and hazardous waste transporters. In addition, California requires evidence of financial responsibility for household hazardous waste collection facilities. Household hazardous waste is hazardous waste under state law but not under federal law. See the state section TSDF RESPONSIBILITIES for state rules. See the national section FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY for federal rule guidance.

The state also has specific requirements for vessels and any oil facilities in or near state waters and pest control ...


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California Financial Responsibility Resources

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