Hazardous Materials Management (CUPA)

The Hazardous Materials Management Program includes various activities designed to reduce the risks associated with the wide variety of hazardous materials used in our industrial society. These risks generally include the treatment, storage, transportation, and use of regulated chemicals. Program activities include:

  • Emergency response
  • Planning
  • Pollution prevention
  • Site mitigation
  • Implementing CUPA Program

CUPA PROGRAM

In Plumas County the Environmental Health Department is the designated Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) that consolidates and coordinates administrative activities such as permits, inspections, and enforcement.

CUPA Programs include:

Each CUPA program requires a consolidated permit from this department

How to obtain a permit

Permits for all CUPA regulatory programs are obtained by registering with Environmental Health and paying annual permit fees. Environmental Health can help determine what program your business fits into and what reporting requirements apply to you, please contact Environmental Health at (530) 283-6355 with any questions.

All reporting is done through the California Environmental Reporting System (CERS). Visit our Electronic Reporting Information page for more details.

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