California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

February Board Meeting Summary

Date: March 3, 2008

To: All Local Enforcement Agencies

Board Meeting: February 20, 2008
Permitting and Compliance (P&C) Committee Meeting: February 11, 2008

February Meeting Action Summary

Below are the actions by the Board and/or the Permitting & Compliance and Strategic Policy Development Committees on select agenda items which may be of interest to LEAs. Information on the specific agenda item is available. Agenda items are listed by agenda number below:

Permitting & Compliance

Table 1. Actions Taken by the California Integrated Waste Management Board in February 2008 of Interest to Local Enforcement Agencies
Agenda Item Number Agenda Item Board Action Notes
1 Consideration of a new full solid waste facilities permits for the Cold Creek Compost Facility (compostable materials handling facility), Mendocino County Concurred The Board directed that CIWMB staff conduct additional monthly inspections for 9 months to monitor odor and other issues and report back to the Board quarterly.
2 Consideration of a new full solid waste facilities permits for Construction and Demolition Recycling (large volume construction and demolition/inert debris processing facility), Los Angeles County Concurred (Consent)  
3 Consideration of a revised full solid waste facilities permits for Niland Solid Waste Site (disposal facility), Imperial County Concurred (Consent)  
4 Consideration of a revised full solid waste facilities permits for the Western Amador Recycling Facility (WARF) (transfer/processing station), Amador County Concurred (Consent)  
5 Consideration of the adoption of a negative declaration (State Clearinghouse #2007122038) and proposed regulations on mammalian tissue composting Regulations Adopted (Consent) These regulations authorize research composting operations to use unprocessed mammalian tissue as a feedstock, as well waive certain terms and conditions of a solid waste facilities permit and applicable SMS in an emergency. The Board determined that the adoption of the regulations is exempt from the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
6 Update on landfill long-term financial assurances activities for postclosure maintenance and corrective action Heard in Committee only
Discussion item
Upcoming Workshops:
  • 2/29/08-Modeling Scenarios
  • 3/10/08-Postclosure Maintenance Workshop
  • 4/14/08-Corrective Action Workshop
  • 5/12/08-Phase II Informal Rulemaking
  • 6/9/08-P&C Committee, Request for Additional Direction
7 Consideration of the Imperial Valley Resource Management Agency Joint Powers Formation Agreement Between the Cities of Brawley, Calexico, Calipatria, El Centro, Holtville, Imperial, Westmorland, and the Unincorporated Imperial County Approved (Consent) This agreement will create a more efficient system for disposal and diversion reporting saving staff time and resources for the County.

The P&C Committee will meet on Monday March 10. The next Board meeting will be on March 18 in Sacramento. The Committee and Board meetings audio broadcasts are available from almost any personal computer with Internet access. Summaries of the previous Board meetings are are also available.

Upcoming Events

See the LEA Training Calendar and Board Events Calendar

Please note: Past emails and other correspondence are retained for historical purposes. Over time, some information and links on these pages may become dated and/or inaccurate.

Date Released: March 3, 2008
LEA Correspondence, http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/LEA/Mail/
Melissa Hoover-Hartwick: Melissa.Hoover-Hartwick@calrecycle.ca.gov (916) 341-6813