Temporary Emergency Permit to Store and Treat Hazardous Waste, Ampac Fine Chemicals LLC

Summary

SCH Number
2007098015
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
Temporary Emergency Permit to Store and Treat Hazardous Waste, Ampac Fine Chemicals LLC
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
9/4/2007

Document Description
A temporary emergency Hazardous Waste Storage and Treatment Permit has been granted to Ampac Fine Chemicals LLC (AFC) to treat 350 gallons of an intermediate product from the manufacture of a pharmaceutical. The hazardous waste was generated due to an error during the production process. The hazardous waste contains a component that has the potential to form shock sensitive compounds, and as such, cannot be transported to a hazardous waste disosal site. Treatment will consist of deactivating the hazardous compound on-site, using the standard manufacturing process. AFC has also been granted an emergency permit for storage of this waste, in the event that treatment and disposal is not completed within the allowed 90-day accumulation time limit for storage of hazardous waste. The activity will take place at AFC, which is located within the property of Aerojet-General Corporation (Aerojet), approximately 20 miles east of Sacramento. Treatment will be carried out inside the production facility by experienced AFC personnel. Transfer of the deactivated hazardous waste will be by a registered hazardous waste transporter.

Contact Information
Beverly Rikala
California Department of Toxic Substances Control
Lead/Public Agency
8800 Cal Center Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826-3000

Phone : (916) 255-3746

Location

Cities
Rancho Cordova
Counties
Sacramento

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
Section 15269(b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
This action is necessary to prevent an emergency. The waste contains a component that has the potential to form shock sensitive compounds. The potential safety concerns must be eliminated before the hazardous waste can be transferred to a disposal site. Delay could result in prolonged storage of a potentially dangerous substance which may decompose, with the potential for accidental detonation causing severe injuries and property damage.

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