Treatment facility rules: 22 California Code of Regulations (CCR) 66264.1 to 66264.1102 and appendices; 22 CCR 66265.1 to 66265.1102 and appendices (interim status)
Treatment facility fees: California Health & Safety Code (CH & SC) 25205.1 to 25205.23
Transportable treatment units (TTUs) and fixed treatment units (FTUs) overview: 22 CCR 67450.10
Financial assurance: 22 CCR 67450.13
California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) Hazardous Waste Management Program
Local Certified Unified Program Agencies (CUPAs)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
• Rules. California has adopted the federal hazardous waste treatment rules and added more stringent requirements in connection with treatment facility permits, fees, treatment facility design, and operation. It also has specific permitting and financial assurance requirements for units in which hazardous waste is treated: fixed treatment units (FTUs) and transportable treatment units (TTUs).
• Administration and enforcement. Cal/EPA's DTSC administers and enforces the hazardous waste treatment rules in California. Local CUPAs administer rules concerning hazardous waste on-site treatment activities. See the state sections EPA/CAL/EPA and HAZARDOUS WASTE (REGULATORY OVERVIEW) for more information on CUPAs.
Treatment facilities in California must be permitted in accordance with a very complicated five-tiered state permitting system that requires the payment of both a permit application fee and an ...