Tag Archives: DTSC

eVQ 2019: A Step-by-Step Guide to Compliance

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. Hazardous waste generators must obtain and maintain the proper State and federal identification numbers.   eVQ Background Any business that generates more than 100 kg of RCRA non-acute hazardous waste or more than 1 kg of RCRA acutely hazardous waste or that transports (or offers for transport), treats, or disposes […]

The DTSC Hazardous Waste Generators Program

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. The DTSC Hazardous Waste Generators program, as enforced by local CUPAs, regulates the hazardous waste generated by California businesses.   This article is part of a special dedicated series that covers California CUPAs and the Unified Program. For a complete overview, see the June 2019 NES article California CUPA Overview: […]

Photovoltaic Solar Panel Disposal in California

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc.   As photovoltaic solar panels become more prevalent, disposal may pose a unique challenge.   DTSC Considers Universal Waste Management for Photovoltaic Solar Panels On March 25, 2019, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) held a public seminar on proposed regulations regarding the disposal of photovoltaic modules – […]

Hazardous Waste Permitting: Proposed Regulations Changes

Written by: Brittiny Harris, NES, Inc. In an effort to protect employees and the environment, hazardous waste permitting criteria regulations are set to change by the end of 2017.   Proposed Updates to Hazardous Waste Permitting Regulations The Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC) has recently initiated the public comment period for proposed changes to hazardous […]