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Federal Post Closure Rule Regulations

DTSC Reference Number: R-2017-02 OAL Reference Number: 2018-0921-01S


Final Submission

DTSC submitted the final rulemaking file for the proposed Federal Post-Closure Rule regulations on September 21, 2018, commencing OAL’s 30-day review.


THE PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR THE PROPOSED FEDERAL POST-CLOSURE RULE DRAFT STATE REGULATIONS IS NOW OPEN (October 13, 2017 – December 1, 2017): The public comment period for the Federal Post-Closure Rule Draft State Regulations (R-2017-02) will be open from October 13, 2017 through 11:59PM PDT December 1, 2017.  All comments submitted can be viewed on this page as soon as they become available. Should you have any questions or concerns, feel free to send an e-mail to or call the Regulations Coordinator, Jackie Buttle at (916) 255-3730, or Mary Gaspari at (916) 255-6423.

Public Hearing

The Department of Toxic Substances Control will hold a formal public hearing, in compliance with the Administrative Procedures Act (APA), on December 1, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, or until attendee testimony concludes, whichever occurs first.  The hearing will take place at 8800 Cal Center Drive, Sacramento, California 95826 in the main Board Room.  Please allow a few minutes before the hearing commences to check in with security, who will direct you to the Administration Office in order to obtain a visitor badge.

  • Transcripts and/or recording of the hearing will be posted here, once available.

Related Documents & Links

DTSC welcomes comments and questions pertaining to the proposed regulation and Initial Statement Of Reasons.  The following documents were submitted to the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) for review: