Hazardous Materials Programs

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Contact Information

292 West Beamer Street
Woodland, CA 95695

Phone: (530) 666-8646
Fax: (530) 669-1448

Email: Environmental Health

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday
8am-12pm & 1pm-4pm

 

Yolo County Environmental Health is the Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) for Yolo County. The Unified Program is a statewide program overseen by the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) which delegates the responsibility of applying regulatory standards established by several state agencies to local agencies through inspections, permitting, and enforcement activities. The Unified Program encompasses regulatory standards from the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM), the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board), and CalEPA.

Yolo County Environmental Health may also manage other programs in the Hazardous Materials unit which are not part of the Unified Program. Click the link in the title of each box below to proceed to a more detailed description of each program managed by the Hazardous Materials unit of Yolo County Environmental Health.

Aboveground Petroleum Storage Act (APSA)

The Aboveground Petroleum Storage Act program regulates facilities that handle aggregate liquid petroleum storage capacity of 1,320-gallons and greater in containers 55-gallons and larger. These facilities are required to write and implement a spill prevention, control, and countermeasure plan (SPCC). The primary purpose of this program is to prevent releases of liquid petroleum into surface waters of the State.

 

California Accidental Release Prevention

California Accidental Release Prevention provides environmental, safety and health protection by responding to hazardous material emergency incidents in support of the Yolo County Hazmat Response Team and oversight of environmental cleanup after the emergency phase.

 

  California Environmental Reporting System (CERS)

CERS is a statewide web-based system to support California Unified Program Agencies (CUPAs) and Participating Agencies (PAs) in electronically collecting and reporting various hazardous material-related data as mandated by Section 25404(e)(2-5) of the California Health and Safety Code and 2008 legislation (AB 2286).

 

Hazardous Material

Public health and environmental protection through regulation and providing public access to information about facilities that store, handle or use Hazardous Materials.

For facilities that have hazardous materials, SB1261 became effective on January 1, 2015. For more information, please contact Environmental Health.

 

Hazardous Materials Emergency Response

Hazardous Materials Emergency Response is an environmental, safety and health protection by responding to hazardous material emergency incidents in support of the Yolo County Hazmat Response Team and oversight of environmental cleanup after the emergency phase.

 

Hazardous Waste Generators
Hazardous Waste Generators program helps environmental and public health protection through regulation of facilities that generate and/or recycle hazardous waste.

 

Injection of Petroleum Waste

Injection of Petroleum waste fluid in connection with conventional oil or natural gas production can result in harm to the environment and contaminate valuable ground water resources.

 

On-site Hazardous Waste Treatment
On-site Hazardous Waste Treatment Program  protects the public health and environment through regulation of facilities that treat hazardous waste at their facility.

 

Underground Storage Tank (UST)

Underground Storage Tank program protects the Public health and environment through regulation of facilities that store hazardous materials in underground storage tanks.

 

Waste Tire Program

The Waste Tire Program requires generators of tires to release waste tires only to registered waste tire haulers.