Governing Law and Regulations
California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) Hazardous Waste Management Program
Cal/EPA Water Resources Control Board Division of Water Quality
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. At present, California has three commercial landfills that accept hazardous waste. One is located in Kettleman City, one is in Buttonwillow, and the third is in Imperial County near Westmorland. California's hazardous waste landfill requirements include the federal rules and more stringent state requirements in connection with:
—Nonliquid hazardous waste
—Closure and post-closure
California has its own rules ...