The full permit allows treatment and storage of RCRA and Non-RCRA (California
only) hazardous waste. Examples would include incinerators and hazardous waste
The Full Permit includes all facilities requiring a Resource Conservation and
Recovery Act permit (RCRA - federal statute that regulates facilities that treat,
store or dispose of hazardous waste), plus selected non-RCRA activities pursuant
to the Title 22 California Code of Regulations (22 CCR), Chapter 14, section
66264.1 et. seq.
The Full Permit involves considerable document preparation and review,
substantial fees, and various other requirements.
The Standardized Permit allows offsite treatment and storage
of Non-RCRA and RCRA exempt hazardous wastes. Examples would include
recyclers, oil transfer stations, and precious metals recyclers.
The Permit By Rule (PBR) tier allows onsite treatment of Non-RCRA and RCRA
exempt hazardous wastes. This tier is for treating waste streams that exhibit
more than one hazardous characteristic and higher volume waste streams.
The Conditionally Authorized (CA) tier allows onsite treatment of Non-RCRA
and RCRA exempt hazardous wastes. This tier is generally for single hazard waste
streams and has some treatment volume limits.
The Conditionally Exempt (CE) tier allows onsite treatment of Non-RCRA and
RCRA exempt hazardous wastes. This tier is for less risky hazardous waste
treatment or treatment in smaller volumes.
For more program information, please contact:
Sacramento County Environmental Management
Environmental Compliance Division
Avenue, Suite A
Mather, CA 95655-4153
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