Section 23002 - Definitions (California Code of Regulations)

§ 23002. Definitions

Unless the context requires another construction, the definitions set forth in this chapter, § 20164 and Division 30 of the Public Resources Code shall govern the construction of this Article. No definitions that are present in Division 30 of the Public Resources Code are repeated herein. Consequently, those definitions should be read in conjunction with the ones set forth herein:

(a) "Applicant" means the entity applying for a loan.

(b) "Application" means the information an applicant must provide the Board when applying for a loan.

(c) "Board" means California Integrated Waste Management Board.

(d) "Borrower" means an applicant who has received a Program loan.

(e) "Early Closure" means the process during which a landfill is no longer receiving waste and is undergoing all operations necessary to prepare the landfill for closure in accordance with an approved closure and postclosure plan prior to reaching final capacity.

(f) "Loan" means a loan from the Landfill Closure Loan Program.

(g) "Older Technology" means an unlined landfill as defined in (h) below.

(h) "Unlined Landfill" means a landfill that does not have a liner as defined in § 20164.

(i) "Rural Area" means any of the following:

(1) An incorporated city that has a population density of less than 1,500 people per square mile;

(2) Any county that has a population of 200,000 or less;

(3) Counties and cities located in agricultural, desert, or mountainous areas of the state and located outside the Department of Finance's Primary Metropolitan Statistical Areas.

(j) "Serious Potential Threat" means a serious threat to the public heath and safety, or the environment as determined by the Board.

(k) "Small" means a landfill that has received an average of less than 100 tons of municipal solid waste per day during its operating life.

Note: Authority cited: Sections 40502 and 48206, Public Resources Code. Reference: Sections 40000, 40001 and 48202, Public Resources Code.

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