Temporary Emergency Permit for Treatment by Burning; California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CDFFP)

Summary

SCH Number
2013058142
Public Agency
California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)
Document Title
Temporary Emergency Permit for Treatment by Burning; California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CDFFP)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/7/2013
Document Description
Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has issued an emergency permit to California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CDFFP) to treat hazardous waste by burning. The hazardous waste to be treated consist of up to 80,000 pounds of fireworks (Department of Transportation Hazard Class 1.4) in the current inventory plus fireworks that may be seized during the effective period of the emergency permit. The items are seized by the CDFFP during multiple seizure actions and are illegal for sale in California. The emergency is efective from May 1 through July 29, 2013. Treatment will be scheduled depending on weather, logistics, and availability of personnel.

Contact Information

Name
Chia Rin Yen
Agency Name
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
San Bernardino
Counties
San Bernardino

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
21080(b)(4); CCR Sec.15269(b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
This action is necessary to prevent an emergency. DTSC found that a potential for an imminent and substantial endangerment to human health and the environment exists from storage of illegal fireworks for an indefinite time period. This temporary emergency permit is necessary to prevent such an emergency.

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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