Temporary Emergency Permit to Detonate Unstable, Deteriorated Dynamite Found at Death Valley National Park, Inyo County

Summary

SCH Number
2008048323
Public Agency
California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)
Document Title
Temporary Emergency Permit to Detonate Unstable, Deteriorated Dynamite Found at Death Valley National Park, Inyo County
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
4/23/2008
Document Description
A temporary emergency Hazardous Waste Treatment Permit has been granted to the United States National Park Service, Death Valley National Park, to treat by detonation one case of deteriorated nitroglycerin based dynamite found in the southern section of Death Valley National Park, Inyo Coutny. The dynamite was found in the Scotty's Canyon area, approximately 3/4 miles north of the Ashform Mine area.

Contact Information

Name
Beverly Rikala
Agency Name
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Counties
Inyo

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
21080(b)(4); 15269(b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
This action is necessary to prevent an emergency. Although the dynamite is in a remote location, it is accessible to park visitors.

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