Temporary Emergency Permit for Treatment by Detonation, U.S. Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms

Summary

SCH Number
2011038009
Lead Agency
Toxic Substances Control, Department of (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
Document Title
Temporary Emergency Permit for Treatment by Detonation, U.S. Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
Department of Toxic Substances Control has issued an Emergency Permit to U.S. Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms (MCAGCC) to treat hazardous waste by open detonation. The items to be treated are military munitions, such as projectiles, cartridges, fuzes, grenades, signals, flares, and small arms ammunition. The net explosive weight when totaled for all the items is approximately five pounds. The items were picked up from the Riverside County Bomb Squad. They had confiscated over the previous six months from various raids and seizures. MCAGCC Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) personnel have determined that the items are considered unsafe for shipment or indefinite storage.

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

(916) 255-3746

Location

Cities
Twentynine Palms
Counties
San Bernardino

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
21080(b)(4); 15269(a)
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed detonation will be performed in a manner that minimizes potential environmental effects or impacts.
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