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Proposed Regulations: Proposed Standards for the Management of Hazardous Waste Solar Modules

DTSC Reference Number: R-2010-01
OAL Reference Number: Z-2012-0802-01

 

[ FEBRUARY 5, 2014 ]

Notice on status of the Proposed Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Photovoltaic (PV) Modules rulemaking package



OAL Notice of Disapproval of Regulatory Action

OAL Notice of Disapproval of Regulatory Action (October 8, 2013)

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THE PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED (August 15, 2013 - August 30, 2013)

Public Comments Received on Revised Regulations Text (August 2013)

15-Day Public Notice

Revised Proposed Regulations Text

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THE PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD HAS CLOSED

DTSC received the following comments for this regulation from June 27, 2013 to COB on July 11, 2013 (end of comment period):

Public Comments Received on Revised Regulations Text (July 11, 2013)

DTSC is not accepting any further comments as the public comment period for the proposed regulation has closed.  These comments will be addressed in the Final Statement of Reasons.  

15-Day Public Notice (June 27, 2013 - July 11, 2013)

Revised Proposed Regulations Text

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THE PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD HAS CLOSED

DTSC received comments for this regulation from August 17, 2012 to October 1, 2012. Following are the comments that were received by the close of the comment period:

Solar Modules Public Comments

DTSC is not accepting any further comments as the public comment period for the proposed regulation has closed.  These comments will be addressed in the Final Statement of Reasons.  

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45-Day Public Notice

Initial Statement of Reasons

Text of Proposed Regulation

Draft CEQA Notice of Exemption

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Workshop notice, July 28, 2010

Workshop agenda, July 28, 2010

Draft regulations, July 28, 2010

Questions for July 28, 2010 Workshop Participants

Workshop presentation, July 28, 2010

Workshop handouts, July 28, 2010

Workshop video, July 28, 2010

Public Comments and Documents Received by DTSC on the Draft Proposed Management Standards for Waste Solar Panels

These comments and documents were received related to the draft conceptual regulatory language discussed during the July 28, 2010, DTSC public workshop in Sacramento, California.  These comments and documents do not reflect the opinions of DTSC, nor does DTSC agree or disagree with the comments or statements presented therein.  DTSC does not provide any discussion or provide any qualifying statements on the validity or relevance of any of the comments or documents submitted.

Comments

  1. California Product Stewardship Council
  2. California Solar Energy Industries Association/Solar Alliance/Solar Energy Industries Association
  3. Center for Biological Diversity
  4. Gordon Johnson, Axiom Capital
  5. North County Watch
  6. PV Recycling
  7. Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society
  8. Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition
  9. Solo Power
  10. Trina Solar
  11. Worksafe

Documents

Sierra Analytical Labs, Inc. report to The Non-Toxic Solar Alliance e.V., July 22, 2010.

Norwegian Geotechnical Institute, "Environmental risks regarding the use and end-of-life disposal of CdTe PV modules," April 16, 2010.


For more information, contact Ron Ohta:
ROhta@dtsc.ca.gov 
916-324-5192
 
 
 
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