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Article 1
Definitions and General Provisions
Sections 18010-18020

Article 2
Designation of a Local Agency and the Appointment of Hearing Panels
Sections 18050-18060

Article 2.1
LEA Certification Requirements
Sections 18070-18078

Article 2.2
LEA Performance Standards, Evaluation Criteria, and Duties and Responsibilities
Sections 18080-18084

Article 2.3
Board Actions Over LEAs
Sections 18085-18088

Article 2.4
LEA Grants
Sections 18090.0-18094.0

Article 3.0
Regulatory Tier Requirements
Sections 18100-18105.11

Article 3.1
Application for Solid Waste Facilities Permits
Sections 18200-18217

Article 3.1.1
Temporary Solid Waste Facilities Permits
Sections 18218-18218.9

Article 3.2
Reports of Facility Information
Sections 18220-18227

Article 3.3
Repealed

Article 3.4
Repealed

Article 3.5
Repealed

Article 4
Enforcement by Enforcement Agency and Review by Board
Sections 18301-18313

Article 5
Enforcement by Board
Sections 18350-18355

Article 5.1
Inventory of Solid Waste Facilities That Violate State Minimum Standards
Sections 18360-18368

Article 6
Criteria, Priority and Administration of the Loan Guarantee Program Provided Pursuant to the Waste Disposal Site Hazard Reduction Act of 1987
Sections 18400-18413

Regulations: Title 14, Natural Resources--Division 7, CIWMB

Chapter 5. Enforcement of Solid Waste Standards and Administration of Solid Waste Facility Permits; Loan Guarantees

Article 3.2. Reports of Facility Information

Section 18220. Repealed.

Section 18221. Repealed.

Section 18221.5. Facility Plan.
Each operator of a Medium Volume Transfer/Processing Facility, or Direct Transfer Facility that is required to obtain a Registration Permit, as set forth in sections 17403.4 and 17403.6 and Title 14, Division 7, Chapter 5.0, Article 3.0, (commencing with section 18100) shall, at the time of application, file a Facility Plan or "Plan" with the EA as required in section 17403.8 of this Title. In order to maintain the permit, the operator must file amendments as necessary to maintain the accuracy of the Facility Plan required in section 17403.8 of this Title. Such amendments, or lack thereof, may become the basis for changes in the permit or for revocation of the permit. A Plan shall contain the following:

(a) name(s) of the operator, owner, and the company they represent, if applicable;

(b) schematic drawing of the building and other structures showing layout and general dimensions of the operations area, including, but not limited to, unloading, storage, loading, and parking areas;

(c) descriptive statement of the manner in which activities are to be conducted at the facility;

(d) days and hours that the facility is to operate. If the hours of waste receipt differ from the hours of material processing, each set of hours may be stated. For facilities with continuous operations, indicate the start of the operating day for purpose of calculating amount of waste received per operating day. The operator may also indicate whether or not, and when, other activities, such as routine maintenance will take place, if those activities will occur at times other than those indicated above;

(e) total acreage contained within the operating area;

(f) facility design capacity including the assumptions, methods, and calculations performed to determine the total capacity;

(g) information showing the types and the daily quantities of solid waste to be received. If tonnage was figured from records of cubic yards, include the conversion factor used;

(h) description of the methods used by the facility to comply with each state minimum standard contained in sections 17406.1 through 17419.2;

(i) anticipated volume of quench or process water and the planned method of treatment, and disposal of any wastewater;

(j) description of provisions to handle unusual peak loading;

(k) description of transfer, recovery and processing equipment, including classification, capacity and the number of units;

(l) planned method for final disposal of the solid waste;

(m) planned method for the storage and removal of salvaged material;

(n) resume of management organization which will operate the facility.

Note:

Authority cited:
Sections 40502, 43020, and 43021 of the
Public Resources Code.

Reference:
Sections 40053, 43020 and 43021 of the
Public Resources Code.

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Section 18221.6. Transfer/Processing Report.
Each operator of a Large Volume Transfer/Processing Facility that is required to obtain a Full Solid Waste Facility Permit, as set forth in Title 27, Division 2, Subdivision 1, Chapter 4, Subchapter 3, Articles 2.0 - 3.2, (commencing with section 21570) shall, at the time of application, file a Transfer/Processing Report or "Report" with the EA as required in section 17403.9 of this Title. In order to maintain an existing permit, the operator must file amendments as required in section 17403.9 of this Title and re-title the document as a Transfer/Processing Report. Such amendments, or lack thereof, may become the basis for changes in the permit or for revocation of the permit. A Report shall contain the following:

(a) name(s) of the operator, owner, and the company they represent, if applicable;

(b) facility specifications or plans, to include: a site location map, a site map, and identification of adjacent land uses and distances to residences or structures that are nearby and are within 1000 feet of the facility property line;

(c) schematic drawing of the building and other structures showing layout and general dimensions of the operations area, including, but not limited to, unloading, storage, loading, and parking areas;

(d) descriptive statement of the manner in which activities are to be conducted at the facility;

(e) days and hours the facility is to operate. If the hours of waste receipt differ from the hours of material processing, each set of hours may be stated. For facilities with continuous operations, indicate the start of the operating day for purpose of calculating amount of waste received per operating day. The operator may also indicate whether or not, and when, other activities, such as routine maintenance will take place, if those activities will occur at times other than those indicated above;

(f) total acreage contained within the operating area;

(g) facility design capacity including the assumptions, methods, and calculations performed to determine the total capacity;

(h) information showing the types and the daily quantities of solid waste to be received. If tonnage was figured from records of cubic yards, include the conversion factor used;

(i) description of the methods used by the facility to comply with each state minimum standard contained in sections 17406.1 through 17419.2;

(j) anticipated volume of quench or process water, and the planned method of treatment, and disposal of any wastewater;

(k) description of provisions to handle unusual peak loading;

(l) description of transfer, recovery and processing equipment, including classification, capacity and the number of units;

(m) planned method for final disposal of the solid waste;

(n) planned method for the storage and removal of salvaged material;

(o) resume of management organization which will operate the facility;

(p) list of permits already obtained, and the date obtained or last revised.

Note:

Authority cited:
Sections 40502, 43020, and 43021 of the
Public Resources Code.

Reference:
Sections 40053, 43020, and 43021 of the
Public Resources Code.

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Section 18222. Repealed.

Section 18223. Facility Plan For Medium Volume Construction and Demolition/Inert Debris Processing Facilities and Medium Volume C&D Wood Debris Chipping and Grinding Facilities.
(a) Each operator of a medium volume CDI debris processing facility or medium volume C&D wood debris chipping and grinding facility that is required to obtain a Registration Permit, as set forth in CCR, Title 14, Division 7, Chapter 3.0, Article 5.9, sections 17383.5 or 17383.3, and CCR, Title 14, Division 7, Chapter 5.0, Article 3.0, commencing at section 18100 et. seq., shall file with the EA, together with its application for a Registration Permit, a CDI Debris Processing Facility Plan or C&D Wood Debris Chipping and Grinding Plan, as applicable. The Plan shall contain the following:

(1) Names of the operator and owner, and the key employee responsible for operation of the site;

(2) Schematic drawing all buildings and other structures showing layout and general dimensions of the operations area, including, but not limited to, unloading, storage, loading, and parking areas;

(3) Descriptive statement of the manner in which activities are to be conducted at the facility;

(4) Days and hours that the facility is to operate. If the hours of debris receipt differ from the hours of material processing, each set of hours shall be stated. For facilities with continuous operations, indicate the start of the operating day for purpose of calculating amount of debris received per operating day. The operator may also indicate whether or not, and when, other activities, such as routine maintenance will take place, if those activities will occur at times other than those indicated above;

(5) Total acreage contained within the operating area;

(6) Facility design capacity including the assumptions, methods, and calculations performed to determine the total capacity;

(7) Information showing the types and the daily quantities of debris to be received. In any calculations necessary as part of the plan, amounts shall be figured in tons. If tonnage is figured from cubic yards, include the conversion factors used as approved by the EA;

(8) Estimates of the amount of residual to be generated on a monthly basis and the amount of material salvaged and/or recycled;

(9) Description of the methods used by the facility to comply with each State Minimum Standard required by CCR, Title 14, Division 7, Chapter 3.0, Article 5.9;

(10) Anticipated volume of quench or process water and the planned method of treatment, and disposal of any wastewater;

(11) Description of provisions to handle unusual peak loading;

(12) Description of transfer, recovery and processing equipment, including classification, capacity and the number of units;

(13) Planned method for final disposition of debris received at the facility, including but not limited to materials being transferred to other facilities or operations for further processing, recycled materials, and solid waste;

(14) Planned method for the storage and removal of salvaged material;

(15) Resume of management organization which will operate the facility;

(16) The operator shall record and retain records of any serious injury to the public occurring on-site and any complaint of adverse health effects to the public attributed to operations. Serious injury means any injury that requires inpatient hospitalization for a period in excess of 24 hours or in which a member of the public suffers a loss of any member of the body or suffers any degree of permanent disfigurement; and

(17) The operator shall retain a record of training and instruction completed in accordance with Article 6.2, section 17410.3.

(18) A copy of the operator's Injury and Illness Prevention Plan (as applicable under current law).

(19) Fire Prevention, Control and Mitigation Plan ("Plan") which contains the following:

(A) Description of the measures the operator will take to prevent fires and to control and extinguish fires at the site;

(B) Identification and description of the equipment the operator will have available (on site and readily available off-site) to control and extinguish fires;

(C) Description of the measures the operator will take to mitigate the impacts of any fire at the site to the public health and safety and the environment;

(D) Description of the arrangements the operator has made with the local fire control authority having jurisdiction to provide fire prevention, control and suppression;

(E) Discussion of the ability of the local fire control authority to suppress fires at the site in light of the authority's personnel, expertise and equipment, the availability of water, access to the site and to flammable materials on the site, the nature of flammable materials on site, the quantity and dimensions of materials on the site, and the potential for subsurface fires in accumulations of flammable materials on the site.

(F) Evidence that the operator has submitted the Plan to the local fire control authority for review and that the authority has found it to be in compliance with the authority's applicable requirements.

(b) The operator must file amendments as necessary to maintain the accuracy of the Plan. Such amendments may become the basis for revisions to the Registration Permit for the facility. Failure to submit timely amendments may be cause for suspension or revocation of the permit.

Note:

Authority cited:
Sections 40502, 43020, and 43021 of the
Public Resources Code.

Reference:
Sections 40053, 43020, and 43021 of the
Public Resources Code.

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Section 18223.5. Facility Reports For Construction and Demolition/Inert or Inert Debris Facilities and Large Volume C&D Wood Debris Chipping and Grinding Facilities.
(a) Each operator of a large volume CDI debris processing facility or inert debris processing facility, or large volume C&D wood debris chipping and grinding facility that is required to obtain a Full Permit, as set forth in CCR, Title 14, Division 7, Chapter 3.0, Article 5.9, sections 17383.6 or 17383.8, or 17383.3 and 27, CCR, Division 2, Subdivision 1, Chapter 4, commencing with section 21450, shall file with the EA, together with its application for a Full Permit, a CDI Debris Processing Facility Report or Inert Debris Processing Facility Report, as applicable. The Report shall contain the following:

(1) Names of the operator and owner, and the key employee responsible for operation of the site;

(2) Schematic drawing all buildings and other structures showing layout and general dimensions of the operations area, including, but not limited to, unloading, storage, loading, and parking areas;

(3) Descriptive statement of the manner in which activities are to be conducted at the facility;

(4) Days and hours that the facility is to operate. If the hours of debris receipt differ from the hours of material processing, each set of hours shall be stated. For facilities with continuous operations, indicate the start of the operating day for purpose of calculating amount of debris received per operating day. The operator may also indicate whether or not, and when, other activities, such as routine maintenance will take place, if those activities will occur at times other than those indicated above;

(5) Total acreage contained within the operating area;

(6) Facility design capacity including the assumptions, methods, and calculations performed to determine the total capacity;

(7) Information showing the types and the daily quantities of debris to be received. If tonnage is figured from cubic yards, include the conversion factors used;

(8) In any calculations necessary as part of the plan, amounts shall be figured in tons. If tonnage is figured from cubic yards, include the conversion factors used as approved by the EA;

(9) Description of the methods used by the facility to comply with each State Minimum Standard required by CCR, Title 14, Division 7, Chapter 3.0, Article 5.9, commencing at section 17380;

(10) Anticipated volume of quench or process water and the planned method of treatment, and disposal of any wastewater;

(11) Description of provisions to handle unusual peak loading;

(12) Description of transfer, recovery and processing equipment, including classification, capacity and the number of units;

(13) Planned method for final disposition of debris received at the facility, including but not limited to materials being transferred to other facilities or operations for further processing, recycled materials, and solid waste;

(14) Planned method for the storage and removal of salvaged material;

(15) Resume of management organization which will operate the facility;

(16) List of permits already obtained, and the date obtained or last revised;

(17) The operator shall record and retain records of any serious injury to the public occurring on-site and any complaint of adverse health effects to the public attributed to operations. Serious injury means any injury that requires inpatient hospitalization for a period in excess of 24 hours or in which a member of the public suffers a loss of any member of the body or suffers any degree of permanent disfigurement; and

(18) The operator shall retain a record of training and instruction completed in accordance with Article 6.2, section 17410.3.

(19) A copy of the operator's Injury and Illness Prevention Plan (as applicable under current law).

(19) Fire Prevention, Control and Mitigation Plan ("Plan") which contains the following:

(A) Description of the measures the operator will take to prevent fires and to control and extinguish fires at the site;

(B) Identification and description of the equipment the operator will have available (on site and readily available off-site) to control and extinguish fires;

(C) Description of the measures the operator will take to mitigate the impacts of any fire at the site to the public health and safety and the environment;

(D) Description of the arrangements the operator has made with the local fire control authority having jurisdiction to provide fire prevention, control and suppression;

(E) Discussion of the ability of the local fire control authority to suppress fires at the site in light of the authority's personnel, expertise and equipment, the availability of water, access to the site and to flammable materials on the site, the nature of flammable materials on site, the quantity and dimensions of materials on the site, and the potential for subsurface fires in accumulations of flammable materials on the site.

(F) Evidence that the operator has submitted the Plan to the local fire control authority for review and that the authority has found it to be in compliance with the authority's applicable requirements.

(b) The operator must file amendments as necessary to maintain the accuracy of the Report. Such amendments may become the basis for revisions to the Full Permit for the facility. Failure to submit timely amendments may be cause for suspension or revocation of the permit.

Note:

Authority cited:
Sections 40502, 43020, and 43021 of the
Public Resources Code.

Reference:
Sections 40053, 43020, and 43021 of the
Public Resources Code.

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Section 18223.6. Disposal Facility Plan.
Each operator of an Inert Debris Type A Disposal Facility that is required to obtain a Registration Permit pursuant to Title 14 CCR, section 17388.4 shall, at the time of application, file a Disposal Facility Plan with the EA. In order to maintain the permit, the operator must file amendments as necessary to maintain the accuracy of the Plan. Such amendments, or lack thereof, may become the basis for changes in the permit or for revocation of the permit. A Disposal Facility Plan shall contain the following:

(a) Name(s) of the operator, owner, and the company they represent, if applicable;

(b) Scaled schematic drawing of the building and other structures showing layout and general dimensions of the operations area, including but not limited to, unloading, storage, loading, and parking areas;

(c) Descriptive statement of the manner in which activities are to be conducted at the facility;

(d) Days and hours of operation. If the hours of waste receipt differ from the hours of material processing, each schedule may be stated. For facilities with continuous operations, indicate the start of the operating day for the purpose of calculating the amount of waste received per operating day. The operator may also indicate whether or not, and when, other activities such as routine maintenance will take place, if those activities will occur at times other than those indicated above;

(e) Total acreage contained within the operating or disposal areas;

(f) Facility design capacity, including the assumptions, methods, and calculations performed to determine the total capacity;

(g) Information indicating the types and daily quantities of waste or debris to be received. If tonnage is determined from records of cubic yardage, include the conversion factor used in the calculation;

(h) Description of methods used by the facility to comply with each State Minimum Standard;

(i) Anticipated volume of quench or process water and the planned method of treatment and disposal of any wastewater;

(j) Description of provisions to handle unusual peak loading;

(k) Description of transfer, recovery and processing equipment, including classification, capacity and the number of units.

(l) Planned method for final disposal of the solid waste;

(m) Planned method for the storage and removal of salvaged material.

(o) Resume of management organization that will operate the facility.

(p) A description of road building and seasonal tipping pad design.

(q) A description of a program to prevent the acceptance of unapproved materials and hazardous wastes.

(r) A description of the planned method of storage and removal of prohibited wastes.

(s) A copy of the operator's Injury and Illness Prevention Plan (as applicable under current law).

Note:

Authority cited:
Sections 40502, 43020, 43021, and 48007.5 of the
Public Resources Code.

Reference:
Sections 40053, 43020 43021, and 48007.5 of the
Public Resources Code.

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Section 18224. Report of Contaminated Soil Disposal Site Information.
Each operator of a contaminated soil disposal facility that is required to obtain a Standardized Solid Waste Facilities Permit, as set forth in section 17362.3, shall, at the time of application, file a Report of Contaminated Soil Disposal Site Information with the enforcement agency. A Report of Contaminated Soil Disposal Site Information shall contain the following:

(a) A descriptive statement of the manner in which the operation is to be conducted at the site.

(b) Information showing the types and concentrations of chemical constituents, and the quantities of contaminated soil to be received.

(c) A schematic drawing of the facility showing layout and general dimensions of the operations area, including, but not limited to, unloading, storage, disposal, and parking.

(d) A description of the proposed methods used to control litter, nuisances, odors, noise impacts, dust, and other public health and safety and environmental hazards.

(e) Indication of the approximate total acreage contained within the operations area and either the total estimated capacity in tons indicating in place densities assumed, or the capacity in cubic yards. Also include a projection of the life expectancy of the site based on current and/or anticipated loadings.

(f) The general location of the proposed disposal site shown on a map of at least the scale size equivalent to a 1:24,000 USGS topographical quadrangle. Such map shall show points of access to the site.

(g) A plot plan which delineates the legal boundaries for which clear title is held by the applicant and/or any parcels which are leased. Copies of lease agreements shall be submitted and substantiation shall be shown that the disposal site owner is cognizant of the disposal operations and the responsibilities assigned to the site owner by the standards.

(h) Identification on the plot plan of the specific limits of the existing and planned disposal area(s) showing relationships to the property boundary lines and adjacent land uses surrounding the site, distances to the nearest structures shall be identified.

(i) A description of the sequence of development stages of the disposal site facility, giving tentative implementation schedules for development, usage, site completion and closure. Describe the extent of change which will occur in areas which will be excavated for the placement of contaminated soil.

(j) A map showing the existing topographical contours of the property and proposed final elevations of the completed disposal site.

(k) If known, a description of the uses of the site after termination of disposal operations, including the time frame for implementation of such use.

(l) Resume of management organization which will operate the disposal site.

(m) Compilation of the conditions, criteria, and requirements established by the various approval agencies having jurisdiction over the disposal site.

(n) A listing of permits already obtained and the date obtained or last revised.

Note:

Authority cited:
Sections 40502, 43020, and 43021 of the
Public Resources Code.

Reference:
Sections 43020 and 43021 of the
Public Resources Code.

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Section 18225. Nonhazardous, Nonputrescible, Industrial Solid Waste Codisposal Plan.
With an application for a permit, the operator of a facility shall file a Nonhazardous, Nonputrescible, Industrial Solid Waste Codisposal Plan with the EA, as required in section 17369(b) of Article 5.7. In order to maintain the permit, the operator must file amendments as necessary to maintain the accuracy of the facility Plan required in section 17369(b). Such amendments, or lack thereof, may become the basis for revocation of the permit. A Plan shall contain the following information, and may be derived from the Operation Plan approved by DTSC:

(a) name(s) of the operator and owner:

(b) scaled schematic drawing of the operations area, including but not limited to the active codisposal unit(s), and any DTSC/RWQCB approved closed waste management units, which contain nonhazardous, nonputrescible, industrial solid waste codisposed with hazardous waste;

(c) days and hours of operation for the disposal of nonhazardous, nonputrescible, industrial solid waste. For facilities with continuous operations, indicate the start of the operating day for the purpose of calculating the amount of nonhazardous, nonputrescible, industrial solid waste received per operating day.

(d) total acreage contained within the operating codisposal unit(s);

(e) unit design capacity;

(f) The operator of a facility shall demonstrate to the EA, pursuant to Title 27 California Code of Regulations section 20918, that there is no potential for adverse impacts on public health and safety or the environment based on a projection of methane gas generation. This information shall be certified in writing by a registered civil engineer or registered geologist.

(g) The operator shall demonstrate evidence of acceptable closure and postclosure maintenance plans by providing written verification of compliance with DTSC, Title 22, Chapter 14 or Chapter 15, closure and postclosure maintenance plan requirements, if applicable, as they may be amended from time to time.

(h) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in Title 27, California Code of Regulations, Division 2, Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 22200), the operator shall demonstrate evidence of acceptable closure and postclosure maintenance cost, and operating liability financial assurance mechanisms by providing written verification of compliance with DTSC, Title 22, Division 4.5, Chapter 14, Article 8 (commencing with Section 66264.140) financial assurance requirements, or Chapter 15, Article 8 (commencing with Section 66265.140), if applicable, as the may be amended from time to time.

Note:

Authority cited:
Sections 40502, 43020, and 43021 of the Public Resources Code.

Reference:
Section 40053, 43020, and 43021 of the Public Resources Code.

Section 18226. Report of Nonhazardous Ash Disposal Site Information.
(a) Each operator of a nonhazardous ash disposal/monofill facility that is required to obtain a Standardized Solid Waste Facility Permit, as set forth in section 17377.3, shall, at the time of application, file a Report of Nonhazardous Ash Disposal Site Information with the enforcement agency. A Report of Nonhazardous Ash Disposal Site Information shall contain all of the information required in Title 27, California Code of Regulations, section 21600 with the exception of subsections: (b)(3)(A), (b)(4)(E), and (b)(8)(B).

Note:

Authority cited:
Sections 40502, 43020, and 43021 of the Public Resources Code.

Reference:
Sections 43020 and 43021 of the Public Resources Code.

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Section 18227. Report of Composting Site Information.
Each operator of a compostable material handling facility that is required to obtain a Compostable Materials Handling Facility Permit, as specified in Title 27, California Code of Regulations, Division 2, Subdivision 1, Chapter 4, Subchapter 1 and Subchapter 3, Articles 1, 2, 3, and 3.1 (commencing with section 21450), shall, at the time of application, file a Report of Composting Site Information with the EA as required by section 17863 of this Title. A Report of Composting Site Information shall contain the following.

(a) A description of the processes to be used, including estimated quantities of feedstocks, additives, and amendments.

(b) A descriptive statement of the operations conducted at the facility.

(c) A schematic drawing of the facility showing layout and general dimensions of all processes utilized in the production of compost including, but not limited to, unloading, storage, processing, parking, and loading areas.

(d) A description of the proposed methods used to control leachate, litter, odors, dust, rodents, and insects.

(e) A description of the proposed emergency provisions for equipment breakdown or power failure.

(f) A description of the storage capacity and anticipated maximum and average length of time compostable materials will be stored at the facility.

(g) A description of compostable materials handling equipment used at the facility including type, capacity, and number of units.

(h) Anticipated annual operation capacity for the facility in cubic-yards.

(i) A description of provisions to handle unusual peak loadings.

(j) A description of the proposed method for storage and final disposal of nonrecoverable or nonmarketable residues.

(k) A description of the water supplies for process water required.

(l) Identification of person(s) responsible for oversight of facility operations.

(m) A description of the proposed site restoration activities, in accordance with section 17870.

(n) An Odor Impact Minimization Plan pursuant to section 17863.4.

Note:

Authority cited:
Sections 40502, 43020, 43021 and 43209.1 of the Public Resources Code.

Reference:
Sections 43020, 43021 and 43209.1 of the Public Resources Code.

Article 3.3. Repealed

Article 3.4. Repealed

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