Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste, University of California Irvine, Orange County CA

Summary

SCH Number
2017018343
Lead Agency
Toxic Substances Control, Department of (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
Document Title
Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste, University of California Irvine, Orange County CA
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
1/24/2017

Document Description
It has been determined that this item is or may be highly reactive and/or ignitable and must be stabilized prior to being transported offsite. The items are currently being stored in flammable cabinets in a locked UCI storage room in Irvine, CA. DTSC has determined as a safety precaution to prevent an accident or severe injury, an Emergency Permit should be issued to chemically stabilize the hazardous waste prior to transportation offsite by Clean Harbors Environmental Service (CHES). The treatment of the hazardous waste involves the addition of solution to the containers to reduce the reactive or ignitable characteristics of the chemicals. Treatment will take place within a designated exclusion zone. Only reactive material technicians from CHES will be allowed in the exclusion zone. Movement, preparation, and treatment of teh items will be in accordance with established standards.

Contact Information
Lung-Yin Tai
Department of Toxic Substances Control
8800 Cal Center Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826-3000

Phone : (916) 255-3615

Location

Cities
Irvine
Counties
Orange

Notice of Exemption

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