California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)

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

Chapter 1: General

  • Article 1: Purpose, Scope and Applicability of this Subdivision, Sections 20005-20090

Chapter 2: Definitions

  • Article 1: Statutory Definitions, Sections 20150-20163
  • Article 2: Specific Definitions, Section 20164

Chapter 3: Criteria for All Waste Management Units, Facilities, and Disposal Sites

Subchapter 1: General

  • Article 1: CIWMB General, Sections 20180-20182

Subchapter 2: Siting and Design

  • Article 1: [Reserved by SWRCB]
  • Article 2: SWRCB--Waste Classification and Management, Sections 20200-20100
    • Table 2.1: Summary of Waste Management Strategies for Discharges of Waste to Land, Sections 20220-20230
  • Article 3: Waste Management Unit, Facility, or Disposal Site Classification and Siting, Sections 20240-20270
  • Article 4: SWRCB-Waste Management Unit Construction Standards, Sections 20310-20377
    • Table 3.1 SWRCB's Geologic and Siting Criteria for Classified Units — Unit Classification
    • Table 4.1 Construction Standards for Units
    • Figure 4.1 Summary of Liner Requirements for Classified Waste Management Units

Subchapter 3: Water Monitoring

  • Article 1: SWRCB--Water Quality Monitoring and Response Programs for Solid Waste Management Units, Sections 20380-20435

Subchapter 4: Criteria for Landfills and Disposal Sites

  • Article 1: CIWMB--Operating Criteria, Sections 20510-20660
  • Article 2: CIWMB--Daily and Intermediate Cover, Sections 20670-20705
  • Article 3: CIWMB--Handling, Equipment and Maintenance, Sections 20710 - 20750
  • Article 4: CIWMB--Controls, Sections 20760-20900
  • Article 5: CIWMB--Fire Control at Active and Closed Disposal Sites
  • Article 6: Gas Monitoring and Control at Active and Closed Disposal Sites, Sections 20917-20945

Subchapter 5: Closure and Postclosure Maintenance

  • Article 1: General Standards for All Waste Management Units, Section 20950
  • Article 2: Closure and Postclosure Maintenance Standards for Disposal Sites and Landfills, Sections 21090-21200
  • Article 3: SWRCB--Closure Standards for Units Other Than Landfills, Sections 21400-21420
  • Article 4: Standards for Composting Facilities [Reserved], Section 21430

Chapter 4: Documentation and Reporting for Regulatory Tiers, Permits, WDRs, and Plans

Subchapter 1: CIWMB--General

Subchapter 2: CIWMB--Regulatory Tiers

Subchapter 3: Development of Waste Discharge Requirements (WDRs) and Solid Waste Facility Permits

  • Article 1: General, Sections 21563-21565.5
  • Article 2: CalRecycle--Applicant Requirements, Sections 21570-21640
  • Article 3: CIWMB--Enforcement Agency (EA) Requirements, Sections 21650-21680
  • Article 3.1: CalRecycle--CalRecycle Requirements, Sections 21685-21686
  • Article 3.2: CIWMB--Other Requirements
  • Article 4: SWRCB--Development of Waste Discharge Requirements (WDRs), Sections 21710-21760

Subchapter 4: Development of Closure/Post-Closure Maintenance Plans

Subchapter 5: CalRecycle--Corrective Action Cost Estimate and Plan Requirements


Chapter 5: Enforcement

  • Articles 1-3: (Reserved CIWMB)
  • Article 4: Enforcement by Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB), Section 22190

Chapter 6: Financial Assurances at Solid Waste Facilities and at Waste Management Units for Solid Waste

Subchapter 1: Definitions for Financial Assurance Demonstrations and Requirements

Subchapter 2: Financial Assurance Requirements

  • Article 1: Financial Assurance for Closure, Sections 22205-22207
  • Article 2: Financial Assurance for Postclosure Maintenance, Sections 22210-22212
  • Article 3: CIWMB--Financial Assurance Requirements for Operating Liability, Sections 22215-22216
  • Article 4: Financial Assurance Requirements for Corrective Action, Sections 22220-22222

Subchapter 3: Allowable Mechanisms

  • Article 1: CalRecycle--General Requirements for Mechanisms, Sections 22225-22237
  • Article 2: CalRecycle--Financial Assurance Mechanisms, Sections 22240 - 22254
  • Article 1: CalRecycle--General Requirements for Mechanisms, Sections 22225-22237
  • Article 2: CalRecycle--Financial Assurance Mechanisms, Sections 22240 - 22254

Subchapter 4: Financial Assurances Enforcement Procedures

  • Article 1: Solid Waste Facilities, Sections 22270-22278

Chapter 7: Special Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Units

Subchapter 1: Mining Waste Management

  • Article 1: SWRCB--Mining Waste Management Regulations (C15: Article 7), Sections 22470-22510
    • Table 1.1: Summary of Requirements for New and Existing Mining Units
    • Table 1.2: Floodplain Siting Criteria
    • Table 1.3: Natural and Artificial Containment Features for Mining Units
    • Figure 1.1: Disposal Alternatives for Group A Waste
    • Figure 1.2: Disposal Alternatives for Group B Waste

Subchapter 2: Confined Animals

  • Article 1: SWRCB--Confined Animal Facilities, Sections 22560-22565

Subchapter 3: Composting Facilities [Reserved by CIWMB]

Subchapter 4: Waste Tire Facilities [Reserved by CIWMB]

Subchapter 5: Transfer and Processing Stations [Reserved by CIWMB]


Chapter 8: Other Provisions

Subchapter 1: Financial Assistance Programs

  • Article 1: Landfill Closure Loan Program, Sections 23001-23014

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