General Information About "Hot Spots"

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Overview of the Air Toxics "Hot Spots" Act
"Hot Spots" Powerpoint Slide Presentation (Fall 2002)
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AB 2588 -- Air Toxics "Hot Spots" Information and Assessment Act of 1987

Health and Safety Code:


PART 6. AIR TOXICS "HOT SPOTS" INFORMATION AND ASSESSMENT  
  All Chapters Download All Chapters of the Statute (in MS Word) 44300-44394
  CHAPTER 1. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND DEFINITIONS 44300-44309
  CHAPTER 2. FACILITIES SUBJECT TO THIS PART 44320-44325
  CHAPTER 3. AIR TOXICS EMISSION INVENTORIES 44340-44346
  CHAPTER 4. RISK ASSESSMENT 44360-44366
  CHAPTER 5. FEES AND REGULATIONS 44380-44384
  CHAPTER 6. FACILITY RISK REDUCTION AUDIT AND PLAN 44390-44394

  1. H&S section 44340 - requires an inventory plan by August 1, 1989; and Section II.E. of the EIC&G Regulation (93300.5, title 17 CCR) - requires an inventory plan by August if requested by the district before January of that year.
  2. H&S section 44340 (b) - requires the district to approve the inventory plan within 120 days.
  3. H&S section 44341 - requires facility to submit an inventory report within 180 days.
  4. H&S section 44343 - requires district to approve the inventory report within 90 days.
  5. H&S section 44360(a) - requires the district to prioritize the facility within 90 days.
  6. H&S section 44360(b) - requires facility to complete HRA within 150 days.
  7. H&S section 44361 - requires OEHHA to review HRA within 180 days.
  8. H&S section 44362(a) - requires district to review HRA within 1 year.
  9. H&S section 44362(b) - requires facility to conduct public notification.
  10. H&S section 44391(f) - requires facility to submit a risk reduction audit and plan within 6 months.
  11. H&S section 44391(g) - requires the district to review the plan within 3 months; and H&S section 44391(a) and (c) - requires risk to be reduced within 5 years with option of an additional 5 years.

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