Variance TWW-2021-LG-00272 to Allow the Generation, Accumulation, and Transport of Treated Wood Waste under Alternate Procedures by Skanska-Traylor-Shea
The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), pursuant to Section 25143 of the Health and Safety Code and Section 66260.210 of the California Code of Regulations Title 22, has issued a variance to Skanska-Traylor-Shea CAL000412019) to generate and accumulate treated wood waste on-site. The applicant may transport the treated wood waste generated on-site to an authorized handler or disposal facility. The treated wood waste is generated as a result of Lagging and deep shoring. The variance allows treated wood waste to be managed under procedures different from, but equally protective to human health and the environment to, the provisions of California Health and Safety Code (HSC) Articles 6, 6.5 and 9 of Chapter 6.5 and California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 22, Division 4.5, Chapters 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, and/or 20. Under the terms and conditions of Variance TWW-2021-LG-00272, Skanska-Traylor-Shea will ensure the treated wood waste will be appropriately managed. Because the variance activities are consistent with operations of a previously approved project, DTSC has prepared an addendum to a previously certified environmental impact report consistent with Public Resources Code 21166 and Title 14 CCR 15162-15164. The variance will expire on October 24, 2021 with possibility of extension for an additional six months. The treated wood waste management activities are part of Purple Line Extension Project that will result in the locations becoming Metro Rail Subway Stations. As a Responsible Agency under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), DTSC approved the above-described
project on April 27, 2021 and has made the following determinations:
1. The project will not have a significant effect on the environment.
2. An environmental impact report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA.
3. Mitigation measures were not made a condition of project approval.
4. A Statement of Overriding Considerations was not adopted for this project.
5. Findings were not made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA.