3960 Department of Toxic Substances Control
Major Program Changes
- The budget includes an increase of $1.6 million from the Hazardous Waste Control Account and 16 positions to improve the effectiveness and timeliness of the Department's permitting process and reduce the backlog of permit applications. This proposal will build on Department's existing Permit Enhancement Work Plan.
- The budget includes an increase of $840,000 from the Toxic Substances Control Account and 6 positions to support pilot projects that address hazardous wastes generated in significant quantities, posing the most significant public risks, and that disproportionately affect disadvantaged communities.