Emergency Permit of Treatment of Hazardous Waste, University of California Berkeley

Summary

SCH Number
2013128288
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
Emergency Permit of Treatment of Hazardous Waste, University of California Berkeley
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
12/16/2013

Document Description
DTSC has issued an emergency permit to UC Berkeley. UC Berkeley requested the campus bomb squad to remove, transport and treat a highly reactive hazardous waste by detonation. The hazardous waste to be treated is 10 ml of expired Tert-butoxycarbonyl azide. The emergency permit is effective beginning December 18th, 2013.

Contact Information
Sam Coe
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Lead/Public Agency
8800 Cal Center Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826-3000

Phone : (916) 255-3587

Location

Cities
Berkeley
Counties
Alameda
Other Location Info
UC Berkeley

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
PRC 21080(b)(4); CCR; 15269(b)(c
Reasons for Exemption
) This action is neccessary to prevent an emergency. Due to the highly reactive characterics of the Tert-butoxycarbonyl azide, UC personnel have determined that it must be removed and detonated by trained bomb squad personnel. Delay could result in an accident or severe injury.

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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