CUPA & Hazardous Materials / Waste Information

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Useful Links

Below are some useful links:

Environmental Reporting

To access the California Environmental Reporting System (CERS) Step-by-Step User Guide, please visit CERS Step-by-Step User Guide.

To access the AB 1429 Guidance Document regarding the current Hazardous Materials Business Plan(HMBP) submittal requirements, please click on the following link: AB 1429 Guidance Document

For Information and to access the California Environmental Reporting System (CERS) to create an account or to update/submit your Hazardous Material Business Plan (HMBPs) electronically, please visit the CERS website.


For FAQ regarding the storage of Hazardous Materials and Hazardous Material Business Plans (HMBPs), please view the Hazardous Material Business Plan FAQ

Publications & Information

For publications and information regarding hazardous waste, please view Current Household Hazardous Waste 

Underground Storage

For Underground Storage Tank forms and information, please visit: California Water Boards Underground Storage Tank Program

Aboveground Storage

For information regarding Aboveground Storage Tanks and SPCC plans, please visit: Environmental Protection Agency

Breakdown of SPCC Plans

The CAL FIRE-Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) Information Bulletin 14-005 provides information regarding the prohibited use of underground storage tanks (USTs) as aboveground storage tanks (ASTs). For more information, please select the links below:

July 25, 2014 -OSFM Information Bulletin 14-005: Underground Fuel Storage Tanks Prohibited for Use as Aboveground Fuel Storage Tanks

January 29, 2015 -OFSM Information Bulletin 14-005 Addendum: Underground Storage Tanks Being Sold as Aboveground Storage Tanks  


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