California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)

LEA & Facility Operator Training

Solid Waste Permit Process and CEQA Refresher Course

Summary | Presenters | Videos | Dates and Locations

This 2-day training highlighted the solid waste facility permit process with emphasis on the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) linkages on the Board's website and was offered to LEAs, Board staff, operators, planners and consultants. The training was done in partnership with volunteers from various county environmental health LEAs and California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) staff using PowerPoint presentations and group activities to engage the audience and provide an interesting and informational training.

Topics Included

  • Solid waste facility permit process and CEQA
  • LEAs as lead and responsible agency
  • CEQA impacts and mitigation
  • Solid waste application process
  • Facility tier placement
  • New full permit process
  • Receipt of application process
  • Informational meetings
  • Five-year permit review
  • Minor change in permits
  • Report of facility information
  • Modified permits
  • Owner/operator change and exemptions

Summary

This training was attended by 72 LEAs representing 33 state jurisdictions, 24 Board staff, 42 solid waste facility operators, 9 planners and 2 consultants. Attendees were offered four hours of continuing education credit from the Solid Waste Association of North America.

Presenters

  • Lori Braunesreither, Senior Registered Environmental Health Specialist, Contra Costa County Local Enforcement Agency
  • Mark de Bie, Division Chief, Permitting and Local Enforcement Agency Support, CIWMB
  • Moushumi Hasan, Hazardous Materials Specialist III, Yolo County Local Enforcement Agency
  • Barbara Heinsch, Integrated Waste Management Specialist, Permitting and Local Enforcement Agency Support, CIWMB
  • Reinhard Hohlwein, Integrated Waste Management Specialist, Permitting and Local Enforcement Agency Support, CIWMB
  • Laurie Holk, REHS, Supervising Environmental Health Specialist, Riverside County Local Enforcement Agency
  • Rebecca Lafreniere, Supervising Registered Environmental Health Specialist, San Diego County Local Enforcement Agency
  • Mary Madison-Johnson, Supervising Integrated Waste Management Specialist, Permitting and LEA Support Services, CIWMB
  • Sue O'Leary, Supervising Integrated Waste Management Specialist, North Branch, Permitting and Local Enforcement Agency Support, CIWMB
  • Dave Otsubo, Supervising Integrated Waste Management Specialist, South Central Region of the Southern Branch of the Permitting and Local Enforcement Agency Support, CIWMB
  • Raymond Seamans, Senior Integrated Waste Management Specialist, Permitting and Local Enforcement Agency Support, CIWMB
  • Ricardo M. Serrano, Supervising Registered Environmental Health Specialist, Solano County Local Enforcement Agency
  • Kevin Taylor, Branch Manager, North Branch Permitting and Local Enforcement Agency Support, CIWMB

Dates and Locations

  • May 6-7, 2008: Redding
  • May 14-15, 2008: Bakersfield
  • June 4-5, 2008: Sacramento
  • July 1-2, 2008: Riverside
  • July 29-30, 2008: Berkeley
  • August 6-7, 2008: San Diego

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Last updated: February 10, 2009
LEA Training, http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/LEA/Training/
Donnaye Palmer: Donnaye.Palmer@calrecycle.ca.gov (916) 341-6321