Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste, Gilead Sciences Inc.


SCH Number
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste, Gilead Sciences Inc.
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
DTSC pursuant to authority granted under Chapter 6.5, Cal. Code Regs., title 22, Sec 66270.61 has issued an Emergency Permit to the Gilead Sciences Inc. to treat hazardous waste by chemical stabilization. Clean Harbors Environmental Services (CHES) personnel are tentatively scheduled to arrive at the facility sometime on August 1, 2015 to conduct the treatment operation, in an exclusion zone set up and maintained at the location outside the building (see Sec 2.0 of the Permit application). Only reactive materials technicians from CHES will be allowed in the exclusion zone. Movement, preparation, and treatment of the items will be in accordance with established standards. A follow up report will be submitted to DTSC by Gilead Sciences Inc. The report shall include certification that the treatment area has been cleared of all residual hazardous waste generated from this emergency treatment and that all generated waste has been properly disposed. The emergency Permit is effective beginning July 24, 2015 and shall expire on October 21, 2015.

Contact Information

Hai-Young Kang
Agency Name
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Foster City
San Mateo

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
PRC, Sec 21080(b)(4); CCR, Sec
Reasons for Exemption
cont: 15269(a) This action is necessary to prevent an emergency.

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