Naval Air Weapons Station, China Lake Class 3 Hazardous Waste Facility Permit Modification

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Summary

SCH Number
2003081058
Lead Agency
Toxic Substances Control, Department of (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
Document Title
Naval Air Weapons Station, China Lake Class 3 Hazardous Waste Facility Permit Modification
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
7/3/2008
Present Land Use
Active Military Base

Document Description
The project is a Hazardous Waste Facility Permit modification to allow NAWS China Lake to treat up to 5,475,000 pounds per year, or 15,000 pounds per event, of reactive hazardous waste by open burn or open detonation. The hazardous waste consists of military munitions or research laboratory waste containing or contaminated with explosives, propellants, or pyrotechnics. The waste is generated during research, development, test, and evaluation activities, or is obsolete and potentially unstable munition items. Treatment is by burning the waste in a steel pan using diesel or wood to facilitate combustion, or detonating the waste on the ground surface using bulk explosives to initiate the detonation. Treatment takes place at Burro Canyon, NAWS China Lake.

Contact Information
Beverly Rikala
Department of Toxic Substances Control
8800 Cal Center Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826

Phone : (916) 255-3746

Location

Cities
Ridgecrest
Counties
Inyo Kern San Bernardino
Zip
93555
Total Acres
1.03
Township
24S
Range
41E
Section
34
Base
MDB&M

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