Temporary Emergency Permit to Treat Hazardous Waste by Chemical Neutralization


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Toxic Substances Control, Department of (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
Document Title
Temporary Emergency Permit to Treat Hazardous Waste by Chemical Neutralization
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
A temporary emergency Hazardous Waste Treatment Permit has been granted to Edwards Air Force Base (Edwards) to treat hazardous waste by chemical neutralization. The hazardous waste to be treated consists of 45 compressed gas cylinders containing chlorine trifluoride, oxygen difiuoride, and perchloryl fluoride compounds used as rocket propellant. The largest items contain 1130 pounds of propellant each. Total weight of the items is 18,418 pounds. The items have been in storage at Edwards.

Contact Information
Beverly Rikala
Department of Toxic Substances Control
8800 Cal Center Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826-3000

Phone : (916) 255-3746



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
15269(b),(c)- 21080(b)(4)
Reasons for Exemption
This action is necessary to prevent an emergency. Due to the condition of the items, the AFRL has determined that the items mst be treated onsite. Delay could result in an accident or severe injury.

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