Emergency Readoption of Universal Waste Regulations

Summary

SCH Number
2000078049
Lead Agency
Toxic Substances Control, Department of (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
Document Title
Emergency Readoption of Universal Waste Regulations
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
Readoption of standards parallel to the Federal Universal Waste Rule (UWR) standards for management of hazardous waste batteries (except automotive type spent lead acid storage batteries), mercury-containing thermostats, and hazardous waste lamps. These standards allow streamlined collection and transportation, yet require hazardous waste disposal or treatment.

Contact Information
Mike Horner
Department of Toxic Substances Control
400 P Street, 4th Floor P.O. Box 806
Sacramento, CA 95812-0806

916 322-7889

Location

Counties
Colusa Calaveras Butte Amador Alpine Alameda
Other Location Info
Statewide

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
section 15308
Reasons for Exemption
The project has redirected large volumes of mercury-containing hazardous waste to proper disposal sites. Virtually all of these wastes were disposed in non-hazardous landfills prior to adoption of the emergency regulations being readopted by this package.
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