California Pollution Prevention regulations & environmental compliance analysis

California Pollution Prevention: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Source Reduction and Hazardous Waste Management Review Act of 1989: California Health and Safety Code (CH & SC) 25244.12 to 25244.24

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Mandatory reductions: 22 California Code of Regulations (CCR) 67100.1 to 67100.14

Applicable coverage: 22 CCR 67100.2

Source reduction evaluation: 22 CCR 67100.5

Progress report: 22 CCR 67100.7

Management performance report: 22 CCR 67100.8

Report summary: 22 CCR 67100.9

Certification requirements: 22 CCR 67100.13

Document availability: 22 CCR 67100.3

Trade secrets: 22 CCR 67100.14

Technology certification: 22 CCR 68000 to 68100

Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO) Reduction Program: Water Quality Order No. 2006-0003

Regulatory Agencies

California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) Office of Pollution Prevention and Green Technology (OPPGT)

California Natural Resources Agency Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)

State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (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. Environmental Protection Agency's federal regulations and the state's pollution prevention (P2)/waste minimization requirements are effective in California. The state's waste minimization law, the Hazardous Waste Source Reduction and Management Review Act (commonly referred to as SB 14), requires generators to seriously consider developing, implementing, and updating their own waste reduction programs (CH & SC 25244.12 to 25244.24). Refer to the national section POLLUTION PREVENTION to review the federal P2 requirements.

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Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agencies
Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements
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