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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 20. MISCELLANEOUS HEALTH AND SAFETY PROVISIONS [24000 - 26217]

  ( Division 20 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

CHAPTER 6.5. Hazardous Waste Control [25100 - 25259]

  ( Chapter 6.5 added by Stats. 1972, Ch. 1236. )

ARTICLE 12.5. The Perchlorate Contamination Prevention Program [25249.1 - 25249.2]
  ( Article 12.5 added by Stats. 2003, Ch. 608, Sec. 4. )

25249.1.
  

For the purposes of this article, the following definitions shall apply:

(a)  “Management” means disposal, storage, packaging, processing, pumping, recovery, recycling, transportation, transfer, treatment, use, and reuse.

(b)  “Perchlorate” means all perchlorate-containing compounds.

(c)  “Perchlorate facility” means all contiguous land, and the structures, appurtenances and improvements on the land, that has been used for the management of perchlorate material. A perchlorate facility may consist of one or more units, or combination of units, that is or has been used for the management of perchlorate material.

(d)  “Perchlorate material” means perchlorate and all perchlorate-containing substances, including, but not limited to, waste perchlorate and perchlorate-containing waste.

(e)  “Public drinking water well” has the same meaning as defined in paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 25299.97.

(Added by Stats. 2003, Ch. 608, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2004.)

25249.2.
  

On or before July 1, 2004, the owner or operator of a perchlorate facility, located within a 5-mile radius of a public drinking water well that has been found by any state or local agency to be contaminated with perchlorate, shall submit to the Environmental Protection Agency a summary of any subsurface and any groundwater monitoring, investigation, or remediation work that has been performed at the facility. The owner or operator shall submit the information electronically, if it is available in electronic format.

(Added by Stats. 2003, Ch. 608, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2004. Note: Sections 25249.5 to 25249.14 are in Chapter 6.6, which follows Section 25259.)

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