Mammalian Tissue Composting Regulations


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Lead Agency
Resources Recycling and Recovery, Department of (CalRecycle) (California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery)
Document Title
Mammalian Tissue Composting Regulations
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration

Document Description
The project is a proposed regulation package that will make permanent the emergency regulations that have been in effect since June 18, 2007. The regulations are found at Title 14 of the California Code of Regulations, SS 17210.2, 17210.4, 17855.2, 17862 and 17867. The regulations allow research projects to compost unprocessed mammalian tissue for the purposes of obtaining data on pathogen reduction and other public health, animal health, safety, or environmental concerns. Additionally, the regulations allow for temporary composting activities for the disposal of disaster debris during a proclaimed emergency.

Contact Information
Robert Holmes
California Integrated Waste Management Board
P.O. Box 4025
Sacramento, CA 95812

Phone : (916) 341-6376



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Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Habitat Conservation Planning California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning California Native American Heritage Commission Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Emergency Services, California Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality

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