Temporary Emergency Permit to Treat Hazardous Waste by Open Detonation


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)
Document Title
Temporary Emergency Permit to Treat Hazardous Waste by Open Detonation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
A temporary emergency Hazardous Waste Treatment Permit has been granted to the Naval Air Weapons Station, China Lake (China Lake) to treat by detonation one military rocket. The item appears to be a 2.75 inch rocket, which may contain up to five pounds of explosive. The rocket was found in a remote are of Death Valley National Park (Death Valley). Because the hazardous waste is a military item, the emergency permit has been requested by China Lake, and the China Lake Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) personnel will carry out treatment of the item.

Contact Information

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



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
21080(b)(4); 15269(b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
The action is necessary to prevent an emergency.

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