§ 20005. CIWMB - Purpose Scope and Applicability of CIWMB Standards. (T14:s17601)
(a) Regulatory standards promulgated by the California Integrated Waste Management Board (CIWMB) in this division implement only the jurisdiction of the CIWMB, as set forth in Division 30, Commencing with s40000, of the PRC, and shall not be construed by the CIWMB or the enforcement agency (EA) in a manner that would infringe upon or interfere with the administration or implementation of the comprehensive program of regulatory standards promulgated by the SWRCB in this title for the protection of water quality, pursuant to Division 7, commencing with s13000, of the Water Code.
(b) The purpose for the CIWMB standards in this subdivision is to protect public health and safety and the environment. The CIWMB standards in this chapter do not address air or water quality aspects of the environment that are regulated by other state or local agencies.
(c) The standards promulgated by the CIWMB in Chapters 1, 2, 3, and applicable portions of Chapter 4 shall apply to all disposal sites meaning active, inactive closed or abandoned, as defined in s40122 of the Public Resources Code including facilities or equipment used at the disposal sites. Responsibility for enforcing state minimum standards as defined by the CIWMB shall be administered by the EA in consultation as deemed appropriate with the Regional Water Quality Control Board or other oversight agency.(1. New chapter 1, article 1 (sections 20005-20090) and section filed 6-18-97; operative 7-18-97 (Register 97, No. 25).)
Note: Authority cited: Sections 40502, 43020, 43021 and 43030, Public Resources Code. Reference: Sections 40000- 40002, 40508 and 43103, Public Resources Code.
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