Removal Action Workplan for Area V, Proposed New High School (Site)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)
Document Title
Removal Action Workplan for Area V, Proposed New High School (Site)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project involves approval of a Removal Action Workplan (RAW) by the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) pursuant to Health & Safety Code, chapter 6.8 as submitted on November 23, 2009 by UltraSystems. The RAW focuses on excavation and disposal of total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPHs) (specifically benzene, ethyl-benzene, and xylenes) and tetrachloroethylene (PCE) impacted soil. The purpose of the project is to mitigate impacted soils that exceed the project-specific human health and environmental risk criteria to minimize human exposure to the identified chemicals of concern (COCs). The estimated volume of impacted soils is 411 cubic yards or approximately 30 truckloads.

Contact Information

Rana Georges
Agency Name
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
DTSC has determined that the project is a Class 30 categorical exemption project (as provided in California Code of Regulations; title 14, sections 15300.2 and 15330) and is, therefore, exempt from the provisions of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the Guidelines for the following reasons: 1. This project is a cleanup action to be taken to prevent, minimize, stabilize, mitigate, or eliminate the release, threat of release, or presence of a hazardous water or substance. This project cost estimate is $52,053 which falls below the primary cost criteria of $2 million for requiring a Remedial Action Plan. 2. The project will not be located on a site which is included on any list compiled pursuant to Cal. Gov. Code 65962.5 3. The project is not in an area of biological or cultural resource significance and will not have a significant effect on the environment due to unusual circumstances. 4. The project will not result in damage to scenic resources, including but not limited to, trees, historic buildings, rock outcroppings, or similar resources, within a highway officially designated as a state scenic highway.

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