Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California

Summary

SCH Number
2018068640
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, Irvine, California
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
DTSC, pursuant to authority granted under CA Code of Regulations, Title 22, Division 4.5, Chapter 20, Section 66270.61, has issued an Emergency Permit to the University of CA-Irvine, (EPA ID# CAT00062593) to treat hazardous waste through a controlled reaction with a chemical solution. The hazardous waste item is expired and is currently being stored at UC-Irvine located at 4600 Health Sciences Road, Irvine, CA 92697. 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 off-site by Clean Harbors Environmental Services (CHES). The treatment of the hazardous wastes involves the addition of solution to the container in a controlled manner to reduce the reactive or ignitable characteristics of the chemical. 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 the items will be in accordance with established standards.

Contact Information
Parisa Khosraviani
Department of Toxic Substances Control
8800 Cal Center Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826-3000

916-255-6559

Location

Counties
Orange

Notice of Exemption

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