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§ 17896.45. Record Keeping and Reporting Requirements.

14 CA ADC § 17896.45Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 14. Natural Resources
Division 7. Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery
Chapter 3.2. In-Vessel Digestion Operations and Facilities Regulatory Requirements
Article 4. Record Keeping Requirements
14 CCR § 17896.45
§ 17896.45. Record Keeping and Reporting Requirements.
Each operator shall meet the following requirements:
(a) Each operator shall maintain records listed in this subdivision in a form and manner approved by the EA. Such records shall be adequate for overall planning and control purposes; and, be as current and accurate as practicable.
(1) The quarterly percentage of organic waste contained in material sent to landfill disposal as calculated pursuant to Section 17896.44.1.
(2) The outgoing weights or volumes of material sent to disposal.
(3) Daily outgoing weights or volumes of organic waste recovered and produced.
(4) Daily outgoing weights or volumes of salvaged materials.
(5) Daily incoming weights of material.
(6) The weight of compostable material sent offsite to any destination(s) other than an authorized permitted solid waste facility or operation.
(b) All records required by this Chapter shall be kept by the operator in one location and accessible for five (5) years and shall be available for inspection by the EA and other duly authorized regulatory agencies during normal working hours.
(c) The operator shall submit copies of specified records to the EA upon request or at a frequency approved by the EA;
(d) The operator shall maintain a daily log book or file of special occurrences encountered during operations and methods used to resolve problems arising from these events, including details of all incidents that required implementing emergency procedures. Special occurrences shall include but are not limited to: fires, injury and property damage, accidents, explosions, receipt or rejection of prohibited wastes, lack of sufficient number of personnel pursuant to section 17896.42, flooding, earthquake damage and other unusual occurrences. In addition, the operator shall notify the EA by telephone within 24 hours of all incidents requiring the implementation of emergency procedures, unless the EA determines that a less immediate form of notification will be sufficient to protect public health and safety and the environment;
(e) The operator shall record any written public complaints received by the operator, including:
(1) the nature of the complaint,
(2) the date the complaint was received,
(3) if available, the name, address, and telephone number of the person or persons making the complaint, and
(4) any actions taken to respond to the complaint;
(f) The operator shall maintain a copy of the written notification to the EA and local health agency of the name, address and telephone number of the operator or other person(s) responsible for the operations as required by section 17896.42;
(g) The operator shall maintain records of employee training as required by section 17896.43;
(h) all in-vessel digestion operations and facilities shall maintain records as required by section 18809 et seq.
(i) The operator shall record all test results generated by compliance with Article 6 of this Chapter, including but not limited to, metal concentrations, physical contamination limits, fecal coliform and Salmonella sp. densities, temperature measurements, and dates of windrow turnings.
(1) The operator shall retain records detailing pathogen reduction methods.
(j) Each operator shall maintain records in accordance with Title 14, California Code of Regulations, Division 7, Chapter 9, Article 9.25, Section 18815 et. seq. The records shall be available for inspections as authorized by that article during normal business hours and retained in the operating record near the site or in an alternative location approved by the Local Enforcement Agency.
(k) The operator shall provide the EA all requested information and other assistance so that the EA can verify that the measurements conducted by the operator are consistent with the requirements of Sections 17896.44.1. The EA shall conduct such verification through:
(1) The review of records required by this section; and
(2) The periodic, direct observation of measurements at a frequency necessary to ensure that the operator is performing such measurements in a manner consistent with this section.
(l) If, at any time, the EA determines that the records required by this section indicate that compostable material is sent offsite to any destination(s) other than an authorized permitted solid waste facility or operation, the EA shall directly observe any compostable material onsite designated for such offsite destination(s). If physical contaminants, based on visual observation, clearly exceed the limits in Section 17852(a)(24.5)(A)1., the EA may require the operator to further process such material.


Note: Authority cited: Sections 40502, 43020 and 43021, Public Resources Code. Reference: Sections 40053, 42652.5, 43020 and 43021, Public Resources Code; and Section 39730.6, Health and Safety Code.
1. New article 4 (sections 17896.45-17896.46) and section filed 11-10-2015; operative 1-1-2016 (Register 2015, No. 46).
2. New subsection (j) filed 3-5-2019; operative 3-5-2019 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2019, No. 10).
3. Amendment of section heading and subsection (a), new subsections (a)(1)-(6) and (k)-(l) and amendment of Note filed 11-3-2020; operative 1-1-2022 pursuant to Public Resources Code section 42652.2(a)(6) (Register 2020, No. 45).
This database is current through 11/17/23 Register 2023, No. 46.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 14, § 17896.45, 14 CA ADC § 17896.45
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