Unified Program Bulletins, Policy Memos and Guidance Letters

Unified Program Bulletins, Policy Memos and Guidance Letters are distributed to all Unified Program Agencies, State Agency representatives, and other interested parties through the Unified Program listserv. If you are interested in signing up to receive Unified Program newsletters, please subscribe to the Unified Program listserv on the CalEPA listservs home page.

All Bulletins, Policy Memos and Guidance Letters issued by the Unified Program are available below.

For additional guidance and frequently asked questions regarding use of the California Environmental Reporting System, please go to CERS Central: http://cers.calepa.ca.gov/help-faq’s

Bulletins/Policy Memos Title Date
UP-17-01 Consolidated Emergency Contingency Plan Template- REVISED (PDF) 05/09/2017
UP-15-01 Policy for Hazardous Materials Inventory Reporting Timing (PDF) 09/1/2015
UP-14-08 Reporting Underground Storage Tank Information (PDF) 10/27/2014
UP-14-07 Submittals Made by Military or Other Federal Government Operated Facilities in the California Environmental Reporting System (CERS) (PDF) 02/28/2014
UP-14-05 Prioritizing Regulated Businesses’ Electronic Submission of Unified Program Information, Chemicals of Concern Prioritization Table (PDF)Attachment 1: Chemicals of Concern Prioritization Table (MS Word) 02/12/2014
UP-14-04 Reporting for the Hazardous Materials Business Plan Program Below Threshold Quantities (PDF) 09/17/2014
UP-14-02 CME Reporting, Electronic Submittal for FY 13-14 (PDF) 01/17/2014
UP-14-01 (Rev. 7/7/14) Onsite Maintenance of Required Unified Program Information (PDF) 01/13/2014
UP-13-06 Generic EMail Accounts for Business Users in CERS (PDF) 06/28/2013
UP-13-05 Submission of Annual Summary Reports and Formal Enforcement Summaries (PDF) 04/19/2013
UP-13-04 Agricultural Handlers Exemption (PDF) 03/19/2013
UP-13-03 Relationship Between Semi-Annual UST Program Reporting (Report 6) and California Environmental Reporting System (CERS) 03/05/2013
UP-13-02 California Environmental Reporting System (CERS) General Use Policy for CUPAs and PAs (PDF) 01/28/2013
UP-13-01 CalEPA Unified Program Policy for Hazardous Materials Inventory Reporting Timing (PDF) 01/02/2013
UP-12-01 CalEPA Unified Program Policy for Federal Facility Payment Disputes of General Oversight Charges Guidance Letter (Amended) (PDF) 10/31/2013
UP-11-07 CalEPA Unified Program Policy for Hazard Classification – Solids & Liquids – Guidance (PDF) 06/07/2012
UP-11-06 CalEPA Unified Program Policy Memo for Hazard Classification – Gases – Guidance (PDF) 06/07/2012
UP-11-05 (Rev. 3/4/16) CalEPA Unified Program Policy Memo for the reviewed UST construction for Ethanol fueling systems constructed by Propel (PDF) 03/04/2016
UP-11-04 CalEPA Unified Program Policy Memo for The Single Fee System and The Fee Accountability Program (PDF) 06/01/2011
UP-11-03 CalEPA Unified Program Policy Memo for Lead Acid Battery Inventory Reporting (PDF) 04/28/2011
1011-01 PA to CUPA Electronic Reporting Relationship (PDF) 04/08/2011
0910-06 (Rev. 9/13/10) BOE Tank Number Collection (PDF) 09/13/2010
0910-02 Formal Enforcement Action Guidance for Environmental Violations (PDF) 03/29/2010
0910-01 Federal Facility payment Disputes of General Oversight Surcharges (PDF) 03/29/2010
0809-01 Department of Defense Facility Fee Payment Guide (PDF) 06/26/2009
Opinion No. 07-312 Letter to the AG Office (PDF) 05/17/2007
0405-02 Regulation of Agricultural Handlers under the Unified Program (PDF) 12/13/2004
0304-05 Underground Storage Tank Surcharge (PDF) 11/20/2003

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