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The California Hazardous Waste Control Act, California Health and Safety Code, Division 20, Chapter 6.5, Article 2, Section 25100, et seq., authorizes the California State Department of Toxic Substances Control and local certified unified program agencies to regulate facilities that generate or treat hazardous waste.
It is the intent of the Board of Supervisors in adopting this Article to authorize the Director of the Department of Public Health, as the certified unified program agency approved pursuant to Chapter 6.11 of the Health and Safety Code, to implement and enforce the requirements of the California Hazardous Waste Control Act applicable to generators of hazardous waste and persons operating pursuant to a permit-by-rule, conditional authorization or conditional exemption set forth in Health and Safety Code Section 25404(c)(1).
(Added by Ord. 193-90, App. 5/24/90; amended by Ord. 399-97, App. 10/17/97)