CA Health & Safety Code Section 25143.1.5


For purposes of this section, “wood waste” includes poles, crossarms, pilings, fence posts, lumber, support timbers, flume lumber, and cooling tower lumber.


Any wood waste, previously treated with a preservative, that has been removed from electric, gas, or telephone service, is exempt from the requirements of this chapter if all of the following conditions are met:


The wood waste is not subject to regulation as a hazardous waste under the federal act.


The wood waste is disposed of in a composite-lined portion of a municipal solid waste landfill that meets any requirements imposed by the state policy adopted pursuant to Section 13140 of the Water Code and regulations adopted pursuant to Sections 13172 and 13173 of the Water Code.


The solid waste landfill used for disposal is authorized to accept the wood waste under waste discharge requirements issued by the California regional water quality control board pursuant to Division 7 (commencing with Section 13000) of the Water Code.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 25143.1.5’s source at ca​.gov