California Environmental Protection Agency regulations & environmental compliance analysis

California Environmental Protection Agency: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

California Integrated Waste Management Act, California Public Resource Code (CPRC) 40000 to 50002

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California Hazardous Substance Account Act, California Health & Safety Code (CH & SC) 25300 to 25395.45

California Underground Storage of Hazardous Substance Act, CH & SC 25280 to 25299.7

California Environmental Quality Assessment Act, CH & SC 25570 to 25570.4

California Hazardous Waste Control Act, CH & SC 25100 to 25250.28

California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act, CH & SC 25249.5 to 25249.13

Air pollution control laws: CH & SC 39000 to 44474

California Porter-Cologne Water Quality Act, California Water Code 13000 to 14958

Toxic Injection Well Control Act, CH & SC 25159.10 to 25159.25

California Used Oil Recycling Act, CH & SC 25250 to 25250.28

California Emergency Planning and Right-to-Know Laws, CH & SC 25500 to 25553

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Identification (ID) numbers: Generators, 22 California Code of Regulations (CCR) 66262.12

EPA ID numbers: 22 CCR 66263.17 (transporters)

EPA ID numbers: 22 CCR 66264.11 (facilities)

Regulatory Agencies

California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA)

U.S. EPA Region 9

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. In California, the counterpart to the federal EPA is Cal/EPA. Cal/EPA was created in 1991 to consolidate several separate state environmental departments and boards. The mission of Cal/EPA is to improve environmental quality in order to protect public health, the welfare of our citizens, and California's natural resources.

Administration and enforcement. ...

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Governing Law and Regulations
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Comparison: State vs. Federal
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