Wickes Forest Industries


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Toxic Substances Control, Department of (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
Document Title
Wickes Forest Industries
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
This project is the approval of a Removal Action Work Plan (RAW) by the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), prepared by URS Corporation for the Department. The selected alternative in the RAW proposes contaminated soil excavation, characterization, disposal, confirmation sampling, backfill, and long-term monitoring of groundwater to assess remedy performance. The selected remedial alternative proposes removal of the soil contaminated with arsenic and hexavalent chromium at levels that pose a significant threat to human health and the environment. The RAW identifies an arsenic cleanup standard in soil of 13mg/kg, to comply with future intended unrestricted land use scenario and for consistency with background concentrations. Groundwater goals in the RAW specify 10mg/L for both arsenic and hexavalent chromium, and 50 mg/L for total chromium based upon drinking water standards.

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

Phone : (916) 255-3713


Other Location Info

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The Removal Action Work Plan selected alternative will not have potential for impacts.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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