Hazardous Materials Unit Programs
California Accidental Release Program (CalARP)
Public health and environmental protection through regulation of facilities that store or handle extremely hazardous materials through enforcement of the California Accidental Release Program regulations.
Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA/CHMP)
The Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) consolidates the administration, billing, permitting, and inspection of hazardous material and hazardous waste programs including: underground and aboveground storage tanks, hazardous materials, CalARP programs, and hazardous waste generator and treatment programs.
Hazmat Emergency Response
Environmental safety, and health protection by responding to hazardous material emergency incidents, and oversight of the investigation and cleanup of incidents.
Hazardous Waste Generators
Environmental and public health protection through monitoring and inspection of facilities that generate and/or recycle hazardous wastes.
Hazardous Waste Treatment
Public health and environmental protection through monitoring and inspection of facilities that treat hazardous waste at the their facility.
Groundwater and disease prevention through regulation of solid waste storage, handling, and disposal facilities.
Storage Tanks – Aboveground
Environmental and water protection from leaky aboveground storage tanks through implementation of the Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plan.
Storage Tanks – Underground
Groundwater protection by regulating facilities that store hazardous substances in underground tanks.