HHWVAR010301-Three-Year Variance to San Diego County to Conduct Residential Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collections

Summary

SCH Number
2001038261
Public Agency
California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)
Document Title
HHWVAR010301-Three-Year Variance to San Diego County to Conduct Residential Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collections
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/19/2001
Document Description
Variance to the San Diego County from hazadous waste facility permit requirements. The variance authorizes the San Diego County to conduct residential collections of HHW coincidental to their annual cleanup campaign. The collections provide appropriate means of the elderly and handicapped, and others unable to participate in the regular HHW collection program of disposing of hazardous waste. The variance is based on the evidence that: 1. The residential collections will meet strict standards and wastes are managed through the HHW collection program; 2. Only personel trained in hazardous waste management shall handle or package hazardous waste; and 3. All collected wastes will be transported by a registered hazardous waste hauler to a consolidation yard for further management by the HHW collection program.

Contact Information

Name
Charles A. McLaughlin
Agency Name
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Counties
San Diego

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Titlle 14, Section 15061 (b)(3)
Reasons for Exemption
1. The collection will be conducted by qualified personnel, trained in hazardous waste management and all activities will be carefully regulated by variance conditions to assure against any environmental impacts; 2. The limited scope of operation and management of wastes through the HHW collection program limit the potential for any risk of upset or accident; and 3. Experienced contractor management will be present to respond to any unforeseeable upset or waste management incident.

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