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Carbon Dioxide and Helium Exemption Ordinance
San Bernardino County Fire Department
Hazardous Materials Division
620 South "E" Street
San Bernardino, CA 92415-0153
Ionie Wallace, Interim Fire Marshal
The purpose of the Hazardous Materials Division is to protect the health and safety
of the public and the environment of the County of San Bernardino by assuring that
hazardous materials are properly handled and stored. The Division accomplishes
this through inspection, emergency response, site remediation, and hazardous waste
management services. Specific responsibilities include:
- Operating collection facilities and events for residents
of San Bernardino County to safely dispose of household hazardous
- Providing affordable waste management alternatives to businesses that generate very
small quantities of waste through the Conditionally Exempt Small
Quantity Generator (CESQG) program.
- Inspecting hazardous material handlers and hazardous waste generators to ensure
full compliance with laws and regulations. Implementing CUPA
programs for the development of accident prevention and emergency plans,
proper installation, monitoring, and closure of underground tanks, and the handling,
storage, transportation, and disposal of hazardous wastes.
- Providing 24-hour response to emergency incidents involving
hazardous materials or wastes in order to protect the public and the environment
from accidental releases and illegal activities.
- Overseeing the investigation and remediation
of environmental contamination due to releases from underground storage tanks, hazardous
waste containers, chemical processes, or the transportation of hazardous materials.
- Conducting investigations and taking enforcement action
as necessary against anyone who disposes of hazardous waste illegally or otherwise
manages hazardous materials or wastes in violation of federal, state, or local laws