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PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 42240-42246



42240.  The Department of General Services and the board, in
consultation with other affected state agencies, shall maintain
specifications for the purchase of compost by the State of
California. The specifications shall designate the state minimum
operating standards and product quality standards. The specifications
shall be designed to maximize the use of compost without
jeopardizing the safety and health of the citizens of the state or
the environment.


42241.  On or after January 1, 1991, the Department of
Transportation shall use compost in place of, or to supplement,
petroleum-based commercial fertilizers in the state's highway
landscape maintenance program.



42241.5.  The board may develop a program to increase the use of
compost products in agricultural applications. The program may
include, but shall not be limited to, the following:
   (a) Identification of federal, state, and local financial
assistance.
   (b) Cooperative efforts with appropriate federal and state
agencies.



42243.  On or after January 1, 1993, the Department of Forestry and
Fire Protection, the Department of Parks and Recreation, and the
Department of General Services shall initiate programs to restore
public lands that use compost, co-compost, rice straw, and chemically
fixed sewage sludge and shall use those products or materials
wherever possible.



42244.  The board shall evaluate compost, cocompost, and chemically
fixed sewage sludge for use as solid waste landfill cover materials
or for use as extenders for currently used cover material. Compost,
cocompost, and chemically fixed sewage sludge products, when used as
a substitute for or mixed with currently approved cover material,
shall possess all the physical characteristics required in the
definition of a cover material.



42244.5.  On or before January 1, 1994, the board shall evaluate
rice straw for use as a solid waste landfill cover material or for
use as an extender for currently used cover material. Rice straw or
rice straw materials, when used as a substitute for or mixed with
currently approved cover material, shall possess all the physical
characteristics required in the definition of a cover material. The
results of the evaluation shall be included in the report required
pursuant to Section 40507.



42245.  On or after January 1, 1992, based on the results of the
evaluation conducted in accordance with Section 42244, the board may,
on a case-by-case basis, approve the use of compost, co-compost, and
chemically fixed sewage sludge, that meet the performance standards
for cover material, for up to 25 percent of landfill cover materials
or landfill cover extenders.



42246.  Any procuring agency that prepares a request for bid for
commercial fertilizers or soil amendment products shall document its
determination that the use of a compost, co-compost, or chemically
fixed sewage sludge would jeopardize public health or safety or would
jeopardize the intended result of the project.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 42240-42246

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 42240-42246



42240.  The Department of General Services and the board, in
consultation with other affected state agencies, shall maintain
specifications for the purchase of compost by the State of
California. The specifications shall designate the state minimum
operating standards and product quality standards. The specifications
shall be designed to maximize the use of compost without
jeopardizing the safety and health of the citizens of the state or
the environment.


42241.  On or after January 1, 1991, the Department of
Transportation shall use compost in place of, or to supplement,
petroleum-based commercial fertilizers in the state's highway
landscape maintenance program.



42241.5.  The board may develop a program to increase the use of
compost products in agricultural applications. The program may
include, but shall not be limited to, the following:
   (a) Identification of federal, state, and local financial
assistance.
   (b) Cooperative efforts with appropriate federal and state
agencies.



42243.  On or after January 1, 1993, the Department of Forestry and
Fire Protection, the Department of Parks and Recreation, and the
Department of General Services shall initiate programs to restore
public lands that use compost, co-compost, rice straw, and chemically
fixed sewage sludge and shall use those products or materials
wherever possible.



42244.  The board shall evaluate compost, cocompost, and chemically
fixed sewage sludge for use as solid waste landfill cover materials
or for use as extenders for currently used cover material. Compost,
cocompost, and chemically fixed sewage sludge products, when used as
a substitute for or mixed with currently approved cover material,
shall possess all the physical characteristics required in the
definition of a cover material.



42244.5.  On or before January 1, 1994, the board shall evaluate
rice straw for use as a solid waste landfill cover material or for
use as an extender for currently used cover material. Rice straw or
rice straw materials, when used as a substitute for or mixed with
currently approved cover material, shall possess all the physical
characteristics required in the definition of a cover material. The
results of the evaluation shall be included in the report required
pursuant to Section 40507.



42245.  On or after January 1, 1992, based on the results of the
evaluation conducted in accordance with Section 42244, the board may,
on a case-by-case basis, approve the use of compost, co-compost, and
chemically fixed sewage sludge, that meet the performance standards
for cover material, for up to 25 percent of landfill cover materials
or landfill cover extenders.



42246.  Any procuring agency that prepares a request for bid for
commercial fertilizers or soil amendment products shall document its
determination that the use of a compost, co-compost, or chemically
fixed sewage sludge would jeopardize public health or safety or would
jeopardize the intended result of the project.


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Statutes > California > Prc > 42240-42246

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 42240-42246



42240.  The Department of General Services and the board, in
consultation with other affected state agencies, shall maintain
specifications for the purchase of compost by the State of
California. The specifications shall designate the state minimum
operating standards and product quality standards. The specifications
shall be designed to maximize the use of compost without
jeopardizing the safety and health of the citizens of the state or
the environment.


42241.  On or after January 1, 1991, the Department of
Transportation shall use compost in place of, or to supplement,
petroleum-based commercial fertilizers in the state's highway
landscape maintenance program.



42241.5.  The board may develop a program to increase the use of
compost products in agricultural applications. The program may
include, but shall not be limited to, the following:
   (a) Identification of federal, state, and local financial
assistance.
   (b) Cooperative efforts with appropriate federal and state
agencies.



42243.  On or after January 1, 1993, the Department of Forestry and
Fire Protection, the Department of Parks and Recreation, and the
Department of General Services shall initiate programs to restore
public lands that use compost, co-compost, rice straw, and chemically
fixed sewage sludge and shall use those products or materials
wherever possible.



42244.  The board shall evaluate compost, cocompost, and chemically
fixed sewage sludge for use as solid waste landfill cover materials
or for use as extenders for currently used cover material. Compost,
cocompost, and chemically fixed sewage sludge products, when used as
a substitute for or mixed with currently approved cover material,
shall possess all the physical characteristics required in the
definition of a cover material.



42244.5.  On or before January 1, 1994, the board shall evaluate
rice straw for use as a solid waste landfill cover material or for
use as an extender for currently used cover material. Rice straw or
rice straw materials, when used as a substitute for or mixed with
currently approved cover material, shall possess all the physical
characteristics required in the definition of a cover material. The
results of the evaluation shall be included in the report required
pursuant to Section 40507.



42245.  On or after January 1, 1992, based on the results of the
evaluation conducted in accordance with Section 42244, the board may,
on a case-by-case basis, approve the use of compost, co-compost, and
chemically fixed sewage sludge, that meet the performance standards
for cover material, for up to 25 percent of landfill cover materials
or landfill cover extenders.



42246.  Any procuring agency that prepares a request for bid for
commercial fertilizers or soil amendment products shall document its
determination that the use of a compost, co-compost, or chemically
fixed sewage sludge would jeopardize public health or safety or would
jeopardize the intended result of the project.

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