Quemetco Facility Class 1 *Modification - Authorization to Wash Plastic with Trisodium Phosphate

Summary

SCH Number
2019018150
Lead Agency
Toxic Substances Control, Department of (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
Document Title
Quemetco Facility Class 1 *Modification - Authorization to Wash Plastic with Trisodium Phosphate
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has approved a Class 1* Permit Modification to Quemetco, Inc. that was required in a letter to DTSC dated June 12, 2018. The Class 1* Permit Modification would allow Trisodium Phosphate (TSP) to be added to the washing (treatment) of the contaminated plastic that is separated from the metallic components of the spent lead-acid battery is shredded in the battery wrecker. Note: See NOE for full details.

Contact Information
Sam Coe
Department of Toxic Substances Control
8800 Cal Center Drive Permitting Division
Sacramento, CA 95826-3000

(916) 255-3587

Location

Cities
Industry
Counties
Los Angeles
Other Location Info
Project Location: 720 S. Seveth Avenue, City of Industry, california 91746

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Other
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 15061(b)(3)
Reasons for Exemption
[x] Common Sense Rule Exemption This Class 1* Modification would not increase the footprint of the facility, or significantly alter current operations. The contaminated plastic will continue to be washed and managed in accordance with State Hazardous Waste Control Laws. Water generated from the washing will continue to be managed through an onsite waste water treatment system.
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