Hazardous Materials (CUPA)

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The Amador County Environmental Health Department is the Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) for Amador County and administers a consolidated hazardous materials program.

State wide hazardous materials programs were established by Senate Bill 1082 and enforced by the California EPA.  This bill unified hazardous waste and hazardous materials management through the use of a regulatory program.  This bill consolidated the following regulatory programs:

Hazardous Materials Business Plan

Hazardous Materials Petroleum Storage
        Underground Storage Tank Program 
        Aboveground Petroleum Storage Act Program 

Hazardous Waste Generator and Onsite Hazardous Waste Treatment Programs

California Accidental Release Program (CalARP)

California Uniform Fire Code
         Hazardous Material Management Plans 
         Hazardous Material Inventory Statements 


Hazardous Materials Program Links:
California Environmental Protection Agency - CUPA Program (CalEPA)
California CUPA Forum Website 
Office of Emergency Services (OES)
Amador County Title 7 Health & Safety Chapter 7.25 Hazardous Materials

Items of Interest:

DTSC EPA ID# Questionnaire Information
In June 2011 the Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC) mailed the 2011 Verification Questionnaire and Manifest Fees Assessments to approximately 125,000 permanent and temporary EPA ID Number holders. The Verification Questionnaire package was mailed to businesses with permanent EPA ID Numbers. These businesses must verify their facility information and pay the EPA ID Number verification fee and/or manifest fees, if any are owed. Businesses with temporary EPA ID Numbers are required to return the Manifest Fee Calculation Sheet, even if no fees are owed.... Click here to continue reading.

Hazardous Materials Hearing Authority Volunteers Needed

Building Permit Clearance Form for Hazardous Materials and/or Waste All non-residential building permit applicants which include detached garages, barns and outbuildings are required to complete this disclosure form. 
Unified Program Plans were approved by the Board of Supervisors May 27, 2010.
Approved Unified Program Inspection Plan (revised 2015)
Approved Unified Program Enforcement Plan (revised 2015)
Approved Outreach & Education Plan  June 3, 2009



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