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§ 17897.18. Design and Operating Requirements.

14 CA ADC § 17897.18Barclays 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 2. Standards
14 CCR § 17897.18
§ 17897.18. Design and Operating Requirements.
The owner or operator of a solid waste facility that disposes of asbestos containing waste shall:
(a) establish a designated asbestos containing waste disposal area for the disposal of asbestos containing waste as defined in section 17897.10;
(b) establish a site control program with work zones and control points at the designated asbestos containing waste disposal area. At a minimum, work zones should be established for the active face, designated disposal area, handling and support areas;
(c) segregate asbestos containing waste from refuse. At no time shall asbestos containing waste be disposed with refuse;
(d) establish a means to prevent any visible emissions outside the designated asbestos containing waste disposal area during handling and disposal operations;
(e) maintain the integrity of leak-tight containers and/or packaging at all times during the handling and disposal operations;
(f) minimize the release and exposure of asbestos containing waste after placement in the disposal area by not compacting the waste prior to application of cover, at no time shall compaction equipment come into contact with asbestos containing waste containers or packaging;
(g) after deposit, the owner or operator shall cover the asbestos containing waste with sufficient cover material to ensure complete coverage of the disposed asbestos containing waste and prevent re-exposure during continuing disposal operations.
(h) cover shall be applied to the asbestos containing waste at a frequency that minimizes releases to the environment and threats to human health, but at a minimum of once every operational hour. An alternative frequency may be prescribed if the Enforcement Agency deems it appropriate.


Note: Authority cited: Section 44820, Public Resources Code. Reference: Section 25143.7, Health and Safety Code.
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 A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 11-29-96 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.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. Certificate of Compliance as to 8-1-96 order, including amendment of subsection (h), transmitted to OAL 11-27-96 and filed 1-13-97 (Register 97, No. 3).
This database is current through 5/19/23 Register 2023, No. 20.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 14, § 17897.18, 14 CA ADC § 17897.18
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