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Inventory of the Records of the Integrated Waste Management Board
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Series Description

R397.001, Box 1, folder 1 - Box 2, folder 11

Series 1 Board Meeting Packets 1986-1988

Physical Description: 38 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by board meeting session.

Scope and Content Note

The Board Meeting Packets include documentation of meetings of the Integrated Waste Management Board held on a monthly basis. These Packets cover meetings from November 1986 to June 1988. Each meeting packet contains an agenda detailing topics of discussion.
Topics include county solid waste management plans, Board Litter Program - California Litter Education and Action Network (CLEAN), public awareness programs, household hazardous waste, solid waste, shredder waste, general hazardous waste, health risk assessments, city and county landfills and disposal facilities, air pollution, correspondence with the California Association of Sanitation Agencies (CASA), legislation considerations, curbside recycling programs, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), and tire recycling.
R397.002, Box 2, folder 12 - Box 16, folder 18

Series 2 Bill Files 1987-1998

Physical Description: 339 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by legislative session, then numerically by bill number.

Scope and Content Note

Bill Files contain analyses prepared by members of the California Integrated Waste Management Board, correspondence, notes, reports, and background materials regarding state legislation that would affect programs administered by the California Integrated Waste Management Board. Significant legislation includes: beverage container recycling; abandoned vehicle recycling and disposal; cleaned-up solid waste disposal sites; waste tire disposal; regulated landfills; proper disposal of used oil; the reuse and recycling of household hazardous waste such as batteries; safe disposal of medical waste; and air and water quality.
Several bills throughout the series relate to the Beverage Container Recycling At of 1986 established separate redemption values for different beverage containers: AB2020 and SB775 (1987-1988); AB1020, AB1097, AB1490, and SB414 (1989-1990); SB1622 and SB 1895 (1993-1994); AB468, SB436, SB681 (1997-1998). Beverage container recycling legislation also addressed issues concerning materials of beverage containers and packaging: AB952, AB2622, and AB3050 (1989-1990); AB750 (1991-1992); and AB401 (1993-1994).
A federal bill regarding solid waste landfills, HR924/S.393 (1995-1996), prohibited the Secretary of Agriculture from transferring any national forest system lands in the Angeles National Forest in California out of Federal ownership for use as a solid waste landfill. Legislation for the collection, recycling, and disposal of household hazardous waste include: AB3847 (1987-1988); AB888 and AB2641 (1989-1990); and SB1985 (1991-1992), and specifically for batteries: SB1098 (1987-1988); SB1813 (1989-1990); AB1769 (1993-1994); AB1530 (1995-1996); and SB1924 (1997-1998). Federal legislation, HR2024/S.619 (1995-1996), phased out the use of mercury in batteries. The CIWMB's created a waste program that promoted the proper handling, safe disposal, and recycling of used oil: AB3297 (1987-1988) SB1200 (1989-1990) AB2076 (1991-1992) SB1979 (1995-1996) AB3582 (1993-1994) AB901 (1993-1994) AB4498 (1987-1988) AB2965 (1989-1990), AB3073 (1991-1992), AB1783 (1993-1994), AB1103 and AB2559 (1995-1996), and AB1739 and SB1824 (1997-1998). Legislation concerning the abandonment and disposal of vehicles and tires include: AB365, AB845, AB1045, AB1420, AB1622, AB2528, AB2580, AB2748, and SB224 (1987-1988). Solid waste facilities and landfills legislation include: AB2818 (1987-1988); AB2983 (1989-1990); AB1476 and AB2882 (1991-1992). Closure and post-closure legislation of solid waste facilities include: AB158, AB213, AB556, and AB1760 (1991-1992); AB337, AB437, AB1569, and AB2969 (1993-1994).
1979-1980: AB406 (3ff) Box 2/12 - Box 2/14
1987-1988: AB20-AB4498; SB52-SB2094, SR33 (13ff) Box 2/15 - Box 3/3
1989-1990: AB34-AB4298; SB12-SB2905 (12ff) Box 3/4 - Box 3/16
1991-1992: AB2-AB3809, AJR70, AJR101; SB48-SB2061, SCA34, SCR17 (71ff) Box 3/17 - Box 6/18
1993-1994: AB4-AB3796, ACR57, ACR139, AJR32, AB2X; SB27-SB2116, SCA6 (75ff) Box 6/19 - Box 10/6
1995-1996: AB4-AB3476, ACA21, AB20XX; SB11-SB2174, SCR49, SB17XX, HR924, HR 2024, S.393, S.619 (65ff) Box 10/7 - Box 12/20
1997-1998: AB11-AB2814, ACA6, ACA35; SB2-SB2241, SCA13, SCR15 (100ff) Box 12/21 - Box 16/18
R397.003, Box 16, folders 19 - 21

Series 3 Hearing Files 1993-1996

Physical Description: 3 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by hearing date.

Scope and Content Note

The 1993-1994 Hearing File consisted of memoranda and correspondences between the Department of Conservation and the California Integrated Waste Management Board regarding the Little Hoover Commission. The file also contains Natural Resources Committee of the Assembly schedule, issue of state facility recycling, possible school recycling education programs, and a review of the California Beverage Container Recycling Program.
In October 1996, the Assembly Committee on Natural Resources conducted an informational hearing on solid waste management in California. In the file are memoranda and correspondences from members of the California Integrated Waste Management Board to Assembly Members. One report contains information about the Background, History, and Effects of the Diversion Requirements of the California Integrated Waste Management Act (AB939, 1995-1996). Other interests include regulatory and free market solutions; the Bottle Bill (AB2020, 1995-1996); packaging mandates and new market development; landfills and other diversion alternatives, such as landfill capacity, waste-to-waste conversions, and environmental safety and dangers; and local government perspective on diversion mandates in both urban and rural areas.
R397.004. Box 16, folder 22

Series 4 Budget File 1996-1997

Physical Description: 1 file folder

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by session date.

Scope and Content Note

The Budget File is a representation of the Assembly budget subcommittee. The agenda for subcommittee No. 3 indicated that resources, agriculture, and the environment were discussion topics, while the agenda for subcommittee No. 2 indicated that resources, environmental protection, and Judiciary and Transportation were topics of discussion. The budget file also contained the summary of the California Integrated Waste Management Board (CIWMB) is and presents a summary of this program's requirements. The file further provides background information on the California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA). Future session dates are presented in addition to changes in revenue from previous and current sessions.
R397.005, Box 17, folders 1 - 4

Series 5 Subject File 1988-1989

Physical Description: 4 file folders

Arrangement

Consists of a single subject file: Senate Task Force.

Scope and Content Note

The Subject File contains information about the Senate Task Force and its influence upon the California Integrated Waste Management Board (CIWMB). Included in this file are memoranda and correspondences between the two programs as well as a report created by the CIWMB that reveals plans and objectives for reduction, recycling, transformation, and disposal. Advantages and disadvantages of policies and their implementations are also discussed. Other relevant organizations that are involved include the Water Resources Control Board as well as proposed Senate and Assembly legislation such as SR33 and AB2448, which proposes selection criteria for a household waste grant program.
R397.006, Box 17, folder 5 - Box 18, folder 9

Series 6 Legislative Proposals 1992-1997

Physical Description: 31 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by session date.

Scope and Content Note

Legislative Proposals were prepared by the Legislative Office for the 1993-1994 and 1996-1997 legislation based upon comments and suggestions from divisions and advisors.
Legislative proposal topics include: landfill regulation; Resource Consolidation and Recycling Act (RCRA) compliance, regional integrated waste planning, recycling market development zones, school grants for recycling and source reduction, waste tire programs, regulation of asbestos, used oil programs, and solid waste facility permits.
Also included are related proposals from other state agencies such as California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA), Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), Air Resources Board (ARB), State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB), California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA).
R397.007, Box 18, folder 10 - Box 35, folder 4

Series 7 Board Ex Parte Communications 1998-2004

Physical Description: 347 file folders

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by date.

Scope and Content Note

This series contained correspondence with the California Integrated Waste Management Board (CIWMB) members outside of their official public forum. Each communication typically comprised a memorandum, letter of concern, e-mail, informational notice, request, or support document and an "ex parte" [Latin, "by one party"] letter of response or acknowledgement from a Board member.
These communications were collected and made part of the Board's official record, to fulfill the legal mandate of Public Resources Code Section 40412, which requires board members to disclose all communications with the public outside of a Board meeting, but concerning matters which come before the Board.
Both proposed and official legislative topics that are discussed within the Ex Parte Communications include tire burning; county landfill sites; county waste management plans; medical waste; household hazardous waste; animal and pet safety from chemicals; and recycling centers and programs, including schools and Pelican Bay State Prison's recycling program.