California Solid Waste regulations & environmental compliance analysis

California Solid Waste: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

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

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Minimum standards for solid waste handling and disposal: 14 California Code of Regulations (CCR) 17200 to 17824

Siting, design, and operation standards for solid waste management units, facilities, and disposal sites: 27 CCR 20240 to 20270

Rules for transfer/processing operations and facilities: 14 CCR 17400 to 17419.2

Construction and demolition (C&D) and inert debris transfer and processing rules: 14 CCR 17380 to 17390

Closure and post-closure maintenance standards for disposal sites and landfills: 27 CCR 20950 to 21420 and 27 CCR 21769 to 21900

General provisions:

Definition of nonhazardous solid waste: 27 CCR 20220

Conformance with county plan: 14 CCR 17302

Storage, removal, and collection of solid waste: 14 CCR 17311 to 17334

Solid waste collection and transportation equipment: 14 CCR 17341 to 17345

Solid waste facility permits:

Permit applications: 27 CCR 21450 and 27 CCR 21563 to 21686

Permit exemptions: 27 CCR 21565

Emergency waivers: 14 CCR 17210 to 17210.9

Solid waste landfills:

Municipal solid waste landfill (MSWLF) rules: 40 CFR 258, 23 CCR 2908, and 27 CCR 20005 to 20939

Financial assurance: 27 CCR 22200 to 22278

Transfer and processing facility operations: 14 CCR 17400 to 17419.2

Applicability: 14 CCR 17400, 14 CCR 17402(a)(30), and 14 CCR 17402(a)(31)

Training: 14 CCR 17410.3

Recordkeeping: 14 CCR 17414

Inspections: 14 CCR 18083

Waste tire requirements:

Waste tire applicability and definitions: 14 CCR 17225.710 to 17225.850, 14 CCR 17350 to 17359, 14 CCR 18420 to 18499.9, and CPRC 42808

Waste tire disposal: 14 CCR 17355

Outdoor storage: 14 CCR 17354

Indoor storage: 14 CCR 17356

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