Removal Action Workplan for VenVirotek Soil Stockpiles

Summary

SCH Number
2010108209
Lead Agency
Toxic Substances Control, Department of (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
Document Title
Removal Action Workplan for VenVirotek Soil Stockpiles
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The project involves the 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 March 4, 2010 by AMEC Geomatrix, Inc. on behalf of the Kern County Waste Management Department. The RAW focuses on treatment of soil impacted, by residual petroleum constituents at the former VenVirotek site located on the Arvin Sanitary Landfill (Arvin SLF). Previous soil assessment indicates a portion of the soil at the Arvin SLF contains soluble lead concentrations in the excess of the hazardous waste threshold (soluble lead of 5 milligrams per liter). The portion of affected soil will be excavated at the VenVirotek site, transported within the landfill property and placed on a prepared pad for treatment. Successful treatment of the soil (Soluble lead of 4 milligrams per liter) will allow the soil to be accepted as foundation soil for the final cover of the Arvin Sanitary Landfill.

Contact Information
Joseph Earnest
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Brownfields and Environmental Restoration Program 1515 Tollhouse Road
Clovis, CA 93619

(559)297-3942

Location

Cities
Arvin
Counties
Kern
Other Location Info
Arvin Sanitary Landfill (SLF); 5500 North Wheeler Ridge Road, 93203

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15061(b)(3)
Reasons for Exemption
DTSC has determined that the project is exempt from the application of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the Guidelines for the following reasons: 1. It can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the activity in question may have a significant effect on the environment. 2. The project activity is covered by the general exemption rule (as provided in California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15061(b)(3)) that the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) applies only to projects which have potential for causing a significant effect on the environment.
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