Emergency Permit for the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office Bomb Squad (SMCSOBS) to Burn Seized Illegal Fireworks

Summary

SCH Number
2008118051
Lead Agency
Toxic Substances Control, Department of (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
Document Title
Emergency Permit for the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office Bomb Squad (SMCSOBS) to Burn Seized Illegal Fireworks
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
11/7/2008

Document Description
On October 24, 2008, DTSC received a request from the SMCSOBS for an emergency permit for the destruction of seized fireworks. The treatment and destruction of the seized fireworks will take place on San Mateo County Property in rural, western San Mateo County. From November 7, 2008 through February 4, 2009, the SMCSOBS is authorized to destroy the current inventory of approximately 500 to 600 pounds of illegal fireworks seized during the effective period of this emergency permit.

Contact Information
Jan Smith
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Regulatory & Technical Development Branch 1001 "I" Street, 11th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 324-0705

Location

Counties
San Mateo

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
15269(b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
For public safety reasons and to minimize exposure of the public to the ilegal fireworks, it is necessary to destroy the illegal fireworks within a shotr time frame rather that allowing them to be stored indefinitely.

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