Temporary Emergency Permit for Treatment by Detonation, Beale Air Force Base (Beale AFB)

Summary

SCH Number
2014078051
Lead Agency
Toxic Substances Control, Department of (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
Document Title
Temporary Emergency Permit for Treatment by Detonation, Beale Air Force Base (Beale AFB)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
7/7/2014

Document Description
DTSC has issued an Emergency Permit to Beale AFB to treat hazardous waste by open detonation. The item to be treated is: One M-11 Parachute Red Star Aircraft Signal Flare. The item was recovered by Beale AFB personnel. The 9th Civil Engineer Squadron, Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) Flight (9 CES/CED) has determined that, due to its condition, the item is considered unsafe for shipment to a treatment facility. As Beale AFB does not have a permit for treatment of hazardous waste at this location, DTSC has determined that an emergency permit should be issued. The item is a potential safety hazard and presents an unacceptable risk for continued storage. There is no alternative treatment available.

Contact Information
Hiral Doshi
Department of Toxic Substances Control
8800 Cal Center Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826

Phone : (916) 255-3742

Location

Counties
Yuba

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
S:15269
Reasons for Exemption
Actions 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 munitions for an indefinite time period.

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