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King Fire Update: The King Fire is currently at 80,944 acres with 10% containment. Firefighting equipment through Donner Summit and Foresthill is not a sign of imminent danger in either area. Public Information line is currently staffed at 530-886-5310 to handle inquiries. More »

Hazardous Waste Generators (HWG)

The purpose of the Hazardous Waste Generator Program is protection of the public health and the environment from exposure to hazardous wastes by regulation of businesses and industries that generate hazardous waste. This is accomplished through a comprehensive program of inspection, enforcement, public education, and complaint investigation.

State of California Links

Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC) - Oversight agency for Hazardous Waste Generator Program, and Tiered Permitting.

California Code of Regulations - California State Regulations, Title 22, Div. 4.5

State Water Resources Control Board

Federal Links

U.S. EPA - List of Major Environmental Laws