Section 20686 - Beneficial Reuse (California Code of Regulations)

§ 20686. Beneficial Reuse

Beneficial reuse of solid wastes at a solid waste landfill shall include, but not be limited to, the following: alternative daily cover, alternative intermediate cover, final cover foundation layer, liner operations layer, leachate and landfill gas collection system, construction fill, road base, wet weather operations pads and access roads, and soil amendments for erosion control and landscaping. Alternative daily cover reuse shall comply with the requirements of section 20690. Alternative intermediate cover reuse shall comply with the requirements of section 20700. Other beneficial reuse shall comply with the following requirements:

(a) Beneficial reuse shall be restricted to those solid wastes appropriate for the specific use and in accordance with engineering, industry guidelines, or other standard practices specified in the Report of Disposal Site Information as required by section 21600(b)(6).

(b) Beneficial reuse shall be restricted to quantities of solid wastes no more than necessary to meet the minimum requirements of (a). Should the Department determine that an owner or operator violated this standard, the owner or operator shall revise the applicable reports to reflect the overuse as disposal, and pay the required California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) disposal tipping fees for the amount of overuse.

(c) Storage and handling of solid waste and derived materials for beneficial reuse shall be conducted in a manner to protect public health and safety and the environment, and to control vectors, fires, odors, and nuisances.

(d) The owner or operator shall maintain a record of beneficial reuse in accordance with Title 14, California Code of Regulations, Division 7, Chapter 9, Article 9.25, Section 18815.1 et seq. The records shall be available for inspection by authorized representatives of the EA, the local health agency, and the Department during normal business hours and retained in the operating record near the site or in an alternative location approved by the EA.

(1. New section filed 5-24-2004; operative 7-23-2004 (Register 2004, No. 22). 2. Amendment of subsections (b) and (d) and amendment of Note filed 3-5-2019; operative 3-5-2019 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2019, No. 10).)

Note: Authority Cited: Sections 40502, 41781.3, 43020, 43021, 43030 and 43103, Public Resources Code. Reference: Sections 40508, 42245, 43020 and 43021, Public Resources Code; and 40 Code of Federal Regulations part 258.21.

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