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§ 17897.10. Definitions.

14 CA ADC § 17897.10Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

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Title 14. Natural Resources
Division 7. Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery
Chapter 3.5. Standards for Handling and Disposal of Asbestos Containing Waste
Article 1. General
14 CCR § 17897.10
§ 17897.10. Definitions.
The following definitions are to used only for the purposes of this Chapter.
“Adequately wet” means waste that is sufficiently mixed or penetrated with liquid to prevent the release of finely divided particles. Spraying water over the surface of asbestos containing waste does not satisfy “adequately wet” requirement.
“Asbestos Containing Waste” or “ACW” means asbestos containing waste managed at a landfill as authorized by section 25143.7, chapter 6.5 of the California Health and Safety Code which contains greater than one percent (1%) friable asbestos by weight. Asbestos containing waste does not include waste contaminated with another hazardous waste as identified in chapter 11. division 4.5, title 22, California Code of Regulations.
“Designated Asbestos Containing Waste Disposal Area” means an area specifically designated for the disposal of asbestos containing waste at a solid waste facility. A specifically designated area is a dedicated disposal area. The area shall be identified on a survey plat containing the location and dimensions of the area with respect to permanently surveyed vertical and horizontal control monuments. This survey plat shall be prepared and certified by a professional land surveyor licensed in California or a civil engineer authorized to practice land surveying in California. The designated area shall be delineated with physical barriers, such as a fence, and signs.
“Disposal” means the final deposition of asbestos containing waste onto the land, into the atmosphere or into the waters of the state.
“Enforcement Agency” means the California Integrated Waste Management Board or its designee.
“Excavation” means any activity that exposes buried asbestos containing waste to the atmosphere.
“Handling” means the collection, processing, treatment, or packaging of asbestos containing waste for disposal.
“Leak tight” means that solids or liquids cannot escape or spill out. It also means dust tight.
“Natural barrier” means a natural object that effectively precludes or deters access. Natural barriers include physical obstacles such as cliffs, lakes, or other large bodies of water, deep and wide ravines, and mountains. Remoteness by itself is not a natural barrier.
“Solid waste facility” means any class II or class III landfill as defined in sections 2532 and 2533, chapter 15, title 23, California Code of Regulations (CCR); and any unclassified waste management unit which accepts inert waste as defined in section 2524, chapter 15, title 23, CCR.
“Visible emissions” means any emissions that are visually detectable without the aid of instrument, coming from asbestos containing waste or from handling and disposal of asbestos containing waste. This does not include condensed uncombined water vapor.


Note: Authority cited: Section 44820, Public Resources Code. Reference: Section 25143.7, Health and Safety Code; and 40 CFR Part 61 Section 140, Subpart M.
1. New section filed 8-1-96 as an emergency; operative 8-1-96 (Register 96, No. 31). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 11-29-96 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
2. Editorial correction of first paragraph and definition of “Natural barrier” (Register 97, No. 3).
3. Certificate of Compliance as to 8-1-96 order, including amendment to definition of “Asbestos Containing Waste” and amendment of Note, transmitted to OAL 11-27-96 and filed 1-13-97 (Register 97, No. 3).
This database is current through 5/26/23 Register 2023, No. 21.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 14, § 17897.10, 14 CA ADC § 17897.10
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