Westley Tire Fire Site, Time-Critical Removal Action Contaminated Pond Sediment


SCH Number
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
Westley Tire Fire Site, Time-Critical Removal Action Contaminated Pond Sediment
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project invollves the removal of pyrolytic oil contaminated soil and sediment from on-site ponds. The three ponds were contaminated by runoff from a major tire fire at the site, The removal action is a time critical action. Removal of the contaminated soil and drainage course should a significant storm event, as wet site soils will preclude the use of heavy equipment.

Contact Information

Eric Wallberg
Agency Name
Toxic Substance Control, Department of
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15061
Reasons for Exemption
The site is remotely located away from population centers and urbanized areas. There are no human or ecological receptors for potential exposure to hazardous substances that might be relased during the removal action. The site is a minimum of five (5) miles from the nearest populated area, the town of Westly. There are no bearby residences. Site access is controlled by fencing, on-site security, and the ponds are two miles from the gated site entrance near Ingram Creek Road.

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