California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)


Search Regulations
Title 14 Home
Title 27 Home

Article 1-3
Article 4
 Section: 22190

Regulations: Title 27, Environmental Protection--Division 2, Solid Waste

Chapter 5. Enforcement

Article 1-3. (Reserved - CIWMB)

Article 4. Enforcement by Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB)

22190. SWRCB - Mandatory Closure (Cease and Desist Orders). 
(C15: Section 2593)

(a) Source Control — If the RWQCB finds that early closure of a waste management unit (Unit) is necessary to prevent (or curtail) violation of waste discharge requirements [e.g., as a source control measure in corrective action, under Section 20430(c)], it shall adopt a Cease and Desist Order, pursuant to section 13302 of the Water Code, which requires closure according to a closure and post closure maintenance plan approved by the RWQCB.

(b) New/Updated Plan — Any time a Unit is subjected to early closure, under (a), the discharger shall, in accordance with a schedule of compliance issued by the RWQCB, submit to the RWQCB a report including an appropriate closure and post closure maintenance plan (under section 21769), if such a plan applicable to the early-closed configuration of the Unit was not submitted with the report of waste discharge and including a revised schedule for immediate termination of operations and closure.


Authority cited:
Section 1058, Water Code.

Sections 13301 and 13304, Water Code; Section 43103, Public Resources Code.


Last updated: October 01, 2012

Legal Office: (916) 341-0089