HHWVARO11208-Variance for San Diego County's Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator (CESQG) Program


SCH Number
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
HHWVARO11208-Variance for San Diego County's Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator (CESQG) Program
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Variance for San Diego County's participating CESQGs from hazardous waste manifesting and transportation requirements. The variance is limited to the acceptance of and transportation of up to 100 kg (220 lbs or approximately 27 gallons) of hazardous wastes by participating CESQG businesses per month. The collections provide appropriate and safe means of hazardous waste disposal. The variance is based on the evidence that: 1. Only qualified CESQG businesses participating in the district's household hazardous wastes are transported by the CESQG or by an employee in a vehicle operated by the CESQG and delivered to a HHW collection facility operating under permit-by-rule; 3. The hazardous wastes are transported in non-leaking, intact, and properly package containers marked per federal Department of Transportation regulations; and, 4. A copy of the variance will accompany all shipments.

Contact Information

Charles A. Mclaughlin
Agency Name
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 15061
Reasons for Exemption
1. This hazardous waste management activity has been determined to be insignificant or unimportant as a potential hazard to human health and safety and the environment. 2. Packaging, labeling, and placarding of the hazardous wastes for transportation on the highways are adequately regulated and enforced by the federal Department of Transportation, the California Highway patrol, and the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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