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


SCH Number
Public Agency
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

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
Lead/Public Agency
8800 Cal Center Drive Permitting Division
Sacramento, CA 95826-3000

Phone : (916) 255-3587


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

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
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.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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