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Public Resources Code - PRC

DIVISION 30. WASTE MANAGEMENT [40000 - 49620]

  ( Division 30 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1096, Sec. 2. )

PART 2. INTEGRATED WASTE MANAGEMENT PLANS [40900 - 41956]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22. )

CHAPTER 1. Plan Preparation [40900 - 40977]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22. )

ARTICLE 1.5. Board Assistance in Local Planning [40910 - 40913]
  ( Article 1.5 added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 1292, Sec. 7. )

40910.
  

The board shall establish, on or before January 1, 1994, an office of local government assistance. The office shall, to the maximum extent feasible, utilizing existing resources, assist local agencies in the preparation, modification, and implementation of integrated waste management plans.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 1292, Sec. 7. Effective January 1, 1993.)

40911.
  

In adopting or amending regulations pursuant to this part, the board shall take into account all of the following:

(a) The shared responsibility that exists between the board and local agencies for activities such as the development of markets for materials diverted from disposal facilities, public education and information, and source reduction.

(b) The importance of promoting regional cooperation among local agencies and cooperation among local agencies and the board in achieving the objectives of this division, to the extent that this cooperation will result in more cost-effective and efficient implementation of this division.

(c) The need for local agencies to receive assistance from the board in preparing and implementing integrated waste management plans and the elements of those plans.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 1292, Sec. 7. Effective January 1, 1993.)

40912.
  

(a) The board shall develop a model countywide or regional siting element and a model countywide or regional agency integrated waste management plan that will establish prototypes of the content and format that counties or regional agencies may use in meeting the requirements of this part.

(b) On or before July 1, 2001, the board shall develop a model revised source reduction and recycling element that will establish prototypes of the content and format of that element that cities, counties, regional agencies, or a city and county may use in meeting the requirements of this part.

(c) The board shall adopt a program to provide assistance to cities, counties, regional agencies, or a city and county in the development and implementation of source reduction programs. The program shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

(1) The development of model source reduction programs and strategies that may be used at the local and regional level.

(2) Ongoing analysis of public and private sector source reduction programs that may be provided to cities, counties, regional agencies, and a city and county in order to assist them in complying with Article 3 (commencing with Section 41050) of Chapter 2 and Article 3 (commencing with Section 41350) of Chapter 3.

(3) Assistance to cities, counties, regional agencies, and a city and county in the development of source reduction programs for commercial and industrial generators of solid waste that include the development of source reduction strategies designed for specific types of commercial and industrial generators.

(d) The board shall, to the maximum extent feasible, utilizing existing resources, provide local jurisdictions and private businesses with information, tools, and mathematical models to assist with meeting or exceeding the 50-percent diversion requirement pursuant to Section 41780. The board shall act as a solid waste information clearinghouse.

(e) (1) On or before April 1, 2003, and using existing resources, the board shall provide local jurisdictions and private businesses with information and models to assist with consideration of environmental justice concerns when complying with Section 41701.

(2) For the purposes of this subdivision, “environmental justice” has the meaning defined in subdivision (e) of Section 65040.12 of the Government Code.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1003, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)

40913.
  

(a) On or before January 1, 1994, the board shall develop and implement a program to assist local agencies in the identification of markets for materials that are diverted from disposal facilities through source reduction, recycling, and composting.

(b) The program shall provide information to local agencies on individual purchasers of diverted materials and on potential and actual local, regional, and statewide marketing opportunities for materials that are diverted from disposal facilities. The program also shall provide local agencies with information on programs implemented by the board and by other agencies of state government to assist in the development, maintenance, and enhancement of markets for materials that are diverted from disposal facilities.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 1292, Sec. 7. Effective January 1, 1993.)

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