Three-Year Variance Renewal to the City and County of San Francisco


SCH Number
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
Three-Year Variance Renewal to the City and County of San Francisco
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Variance to the City and County of San Francisco from hazardous waste permit and manifest requirements of Health and Safety Code, sections 25201 and 25160. The variance authorizes San Francisco County to collect and to transport CESQG wastes using a registered transporter. Individual receipts will be provided to the CESQG and the collected wastes will be delivered under manifest/bill-of-lading to an authorized facilities for further management. The collections provide appropriate means for CESQGs to dispose of hazardous waste. The variance is based on the evidence that; 1. The variance requirements are protective of human health and safety, and the environment; 2. Only personnel trained in hazardous waste management shall handle and transport hazardous waste; and, 3. All collected wastes will be further managed by authorized facilities.

Contact Information

Charles A. Mclaughlin
Agency Name
Dept. of Toxic Substances Control Hazardous Waste Management
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Francisco
San Francisco

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 15061
Reasons for Exemption
1. The collection and transportation will be conducted by qualified personnel, trained in hazardous waste management and all activities will be carefully regulated by variance conditions to protect human health and the environment; and 2. The limited term of operation and quick removal of wastes offsite limit the potential for any risk of upset or accident.

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