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Keep pets safe during the July 4th holiday
Monterey County Animal Services wants to remind residents to think about their pet’s safety as they make plans for the July 4th holiday.
Monterey County Health Department awarded six million dollars for substance use disorder treatment and expansion of mental health services
No Zip Code Left Behind - The project will serve South Monterey County. Monterey County Health Department’s Behavioral Health Bureau has been awarded $6 million from the State of California Board of State and Community Corrections.
6/19/2017 10:42:00 AM
Public is being warned of Salmonella infections linked to contact with live poultry
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is warning people of the risks of Salmonella infection associated with contact with live poultry.
6/7/2017 4:19:00 PM
Welcome to Hazardous Materials Management Services
The Hazardous Materials Management Services (HMMS) is designated as the local Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) in Monterey County and is responsible for inspecting facilities in the County to verify proper storage, handling and disposal of hazardous materials and hazardous wastes.
As the local Certified Unified Program Agency, the HMMS is the local agency responsible for administering the following six CUPA Programs:
- Hazardous Materials Business Plan Requirements
- Hazardous Waste Generator Requirements
- Underground Storage of Hazardous Substances
- Above-ground Petroleum Storage
- California Accidental Release Prevention Program
- Uniform Fire Code Hazardous Materials Management Plan
Additionally, HMMS provides emergency response 24 hours each day, seven days per week, to any emergency situation requiring Health Department Oversight, including hazardous materials releases from vehicle accidents or industrial upsets, sewer spills, restaurant fires or closures, or abandoned or dumped chemicals. The HMMS also oversees the cleanup of contaminated sites and operates the pesticide incident reporting program.
During business hours, call (831) 755-4508 or (831) 755-4511. For emergencies after-hours, call 911.
Education and enforcement
The HMMS conducts education and outreach activities, to educate members of the regulated community and the general public, about how to protect workers, the public and the environment, and about environmental laws and regulations. The HMMS also conducts enforcement activities, including issuing notices of violation and referring cases to the Office of the District Attorney, for violations of environmental laws and regulations.
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