California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

Regulations Alert! Approved Regulations--Active Disposal Site Gas Monitoring and Control

Date: September 6, 2007

To: All Local Enforcement Agencies

On August 21, 2007, the Office of Administrative Law approved and filed with the Secretary of State the CIWMB's Active Disposal Site Gas Monitoring and Control regulations. The final text is now available.

The regulations will become effective on September 20, 2007; however, dates by which disposal sites must comply vary depending on operational status, as follows:

Operational Status Compliance Date
New disposal sites Prior to receipt of waste
Lateral expansions of existing disposal sites Prior to receipt of waste in expanded area
Disposal sites that have received final shipment of waste Immediately
Disposal sites actively implementing final closure activities In accordance with approved final closure plan time schedule
Existing disposal sites (permitted for greater than 20 tpd) By September 21, 2008
Existing disposal sites (permitted for 20 tpd or less) By September 21, 2009

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Date Released: September 6, 2007
LEA Correspondence,
Melissa Hoover-Hartwick: (916) 341-6813