The attached documents (in PDF Format) are the governing documents of the Sunshine Canyon Landfill Local Enforcement Agency (SCL LEA) and of the landfill.
You can download the following documents from the "Attachments" section below:
Copy of COVID-19 Public Service Announcements, please access and download files below:
1. The Sunshine Canyon Solid Waste Facility Permit.
This is the facility operations permit issued by CalRecycle (formerly the California Integrated Waste Management Board). It provides a list of the CalRecycle operational conditions that the landfill has to comply with.
2. SCL LEA Enforcement Program Plan (EPP)
This document is the official operations document that describes how the SCL LEA carries out its administrative and operational duties. This document is revised / updated each year to include any new requirements and/or changes in Federal, State, and/or local laws. The EPP is also reviewed each year by CalRecycle and approved. The maintenance / updating of the EPP is part of the SCL LEA certification process.
3. Joint Powers Agreement
Part of Sunshine Canyon Landfill is located within the City of Los Angeles and part within the County of Los Angeles. The City of Los Angeles and the County of Los Angeles entered into a Joint Exercise of Powers (JPA) Agreement for the creation of this new local enforcement agency, the Sunshine Canyon Landfill Local Enforcement Agency (SCL LEA), in the County and City of Los Angeles.
4. CalRecycle SCL LEA Certification Letter
This letter is a copy of the most recent CalRecycle approval/certification of the SCL LEA.
5.A. Republic's Submittal of Joint Technical Document Amendment Application Package
On April 10, 2019, the SCL LEA received Republic Services/BFI's submission of the Joint Technical Document (JTD) Amendment application package prepared for the Sunshine Canyon Landfill (SCL). The JTD Amendment describes changes in operations.
A copy of the application package can be accessed and downloaded by visiting the following link: (If the link is not working, copy the link and paste onto your browser and push "Enter")
5.B. Approval of Joint Technical Document Amendment Application Package by SCL LEA
On May 23, 2019, the SCL LEA approved the Joint Technical Document (JTD) Amendment. The SCL LEA has determined that the application package is consistent with all applicable certified and/or adopted CEQA documents, is consistent with State Minimum Standards, and does not conflict with the terms and conditions in the current solid waste facilities permit.
A copy of the letter from SCL LEA to CalRecycle approving the JTD Amendment for the Sunshine Canyon Landfill (SCL) and a copy of the public Notice of Change to the JTD for SCL are provided below.
6. Environmental Justice
The United States Environmental Protection Agency defines environmental justice as: “the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies. The SCL LEA has compiled the most recent social demographic data and conducted a review to assess the environmental justice issues posed by the siting and operations of the Sunshine Canyon Landfill. A summary review and a document describing the statistical methodology is provided below.
7. Panoramic Video of Landfill (November 28, 2017)
A video of the landfill taken from the observation deck can be downloaded below.