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Important information and public notices regarding HMCD and our regulatory programs will be posted here and updated periodically.

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> PUBLIC NOTICE

Risk Management Plan Notification

The County of Santa Clara Department of Environmental Health has received and reviewed the following initial Risk Management Plan (RMP) under the California Accidental Release Prevention (CalARP) program for the following facility located in Santa Clara County for the chemical(s) noted:

 

SJ-SC Water Pollution Control Plant

700 Los Esteros Road

San Jose, California, 95134

 

Aqueous Ammonia

 

The RMP was found to be complete.  In accordance with State law, the RMP will be available for public review and comment beginning May 11, 2018 and will continue for a period of at least 45 days.  The RMP may be reviewed during normal business hours at the location indicated below.  Please call in advance to arrange for a time to review the document.

 

County of Santa Clara
Department of Environmental Health
Hazardous Materials Compliance Division
1555 Berger Drive, Suite 300
San Jose, CA 95112
(408) 918-3400

 

 

> PUBLIC NOTICE

Risk Management Plan Notification

The County of Santa Clara Department of Environmental Health has received and reviewed the following initial Risk Management Plan (RMP) under the California Accidental Release Prevention (CalARP) program for the following facility located in Santa Clara County for the chemical(s) noted:

 

The Eggo Company

475 Eggo Way

San Jose, California, 95116

 

Anhydrous Ammonia

 

The RMP was found to be complete.  In accordance with State law, the RMP will be available for public review and comment beginning May 11, 2018 and will continue for a period of at least 45 days.  The RMP may be reviewed during normal business hours at the location indicated below.  Please call in advance to arrange for a time to review the document.

 

County of Santa Clara
Department of Environmental Health
Hazardous Materials Compliance Division
1555 Berger Drive, Suite 300
San Jose, CA 95112
(408) 918-3400

 

 

> PUBLIC NOTICE

Risk Management Plan Notification

The County of Santa Clara Department of Environmental Health has received and reviewed the following initial Risk Management Plan (RMP) under the California Accidental Release Prevention (CalARP) program for the following facility located in Santa Clara County for the chemical(s) noted:

 

Los Esteros Critical Energy Facility

800 Thomas Foon Chew Way

San Jose, California, 95134

 

Aqueous Ammonia

 

The RMP was found to be complete.  In accordance with State law, the RMP will be available for public review and comment beginning May 11, 2018 and will continue for a period of at least 45 days.  The RMP may be reviewed during normal business hours at the location indicated below.  Please call in advance to arrange for a time to review the document.

 

County of Santa Clara
Department of Environmental Health
Hazardous Materials Compliance Division
1555 Berger Drive, Suite 300
San Jose, CA 95112
(408) 918-3400

 

 

> PUBLIC NOTICE

Risk Risk Management Plan Notification

The County of Santa Clara Department of Environmental Health has received and reviewed the following initial Risk Management Plan (RMP) under the California Accidental Release Prevention (CalARP) program for the following facility located in Santa Clara County for the chemical(s) noted:

 

SCVWD - Silicon Valley Advanced Water Purification Center

4190 Zanker Rd

San Jose, California, 95134

 

Aqueous Ammonia

 

The RMP was found to be complete.  In accordance with State law, the RMP will be available for public review and comment beginning May 11, 2018 and will continue for a period of at least 45 days.  The RMP may be reviewed during normal business hours at the location indicated below.  Please call in advance to arrange for a time to review the document.

 

County of Santa Clara
Department of Environmental Health
Hazardous Materials Compliance Division
1555 Berger Drive, Suite 300
San Jose, CA 95112
(408) 918-3400

 

  

> Proposed Amendment of California UST Regulations to be at Least as Stringent as Federal UST Regulations

The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) provided notice of proposed changes to the underground storage (UST) regulations. The changes will make California requirements at least as stringent with recently modified Federal regulations. The public comment period for the proposed regulatory closes on January 2, 2018 at 12:00 PM.

For more details, please see the links below:
Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
Proposed Amendment to California Code of Regulations, title 23, division 3, chapter 16

Additional Information and Resources Related to the Proposed Regulation

 

 

> Single-Walled UST Closure and Replacement: Funding Assistance 

On September 25, 2014, a new law (Health and Safety Code, Section 25292.05) became effective which requires the permanent closure of all single-walled underground storage tanks (USTs) in California by the deadline date of December 31, 2025.
 
This notice is to advise that the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) has funding available to assist owners and/or operators of single-walled USTs to come into compliance.   The State Water Board Replacing, Removing, or Upgrading Underground Storage Tanks (RUST) program makes available grants (up to $70,000 per entity) and low interest loans (up to $750,000 per entity) to assist if you are a small business and you are the owner and/or operator of a regulated facility with single-walled USTs.   Please see attached for more information.
 
 
 

> Unified Program Surcharge Increases 

CalEPA revised two Unified Program surcharges that will affect facilities regulated by the County of Santa Clara Hazardous Materials Program: the Oversight surcharge, and the Underground Storage Tank surcharge. The final notice was published on page 848 in the California Regulatory Notice Register on June 2, 2017 (https://oal.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/28/2017/06/22z-2017.pdf).

The Hazardous Materials Program will begin assessing the revised surcharges on July 15, 2017. For questions regarding the surcharge revisions, see CalEPA's letter dated April 5, 2017 in which they describe the changes.

 

 

Laws and Regulations

 

​The following is a list of recent or upcoming updates to hazardous materials laws or regulations.

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Last updated: 5/17/2018 10:31 AM