Lafayette Elementary School Expansion (Former Lafayette Library) Removal Action Workplan


SCH Number
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
Lafayette Elementary School Expansion (Former Lafayette Library) Removal Action Workplan
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project involves the excavation of approximately 80 cubic yards (cy) of dieldrin and chlordane contaminated soil at the Lafayette Elementary School Expansion (Former Lafayette Library) Site (Project Site). The cleanup decision document, referred to as a Removal Action Workplan (RAW), summarized the evaluation of remedial alternatives and concluded that remediation consisting of excavation, removal and offsite disposal was required to protect human health and the environment. The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) approved the RAW, prepared by BSK Associates, pursuant to Chapter 6.5, Division 4.5, Section 25356.1 of the Health and Safety Code.

Contact Information

Elizabeth Tisdale
Agency Name
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Contra Costa
Other Location Info
952 Moraga Road, Lafayette, California 94549

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
1. The project is a cleanup action to be taken to prevent, minimize, stabilize, mitigate, and/or eliminate the release or threat of release of a hazardous waste or substance. 2. The project is a removal action costing $1 million or less. 3. The project does not involve the onsite use of a hazardous waste incinerator or thermal treatment unit or the relocation of residences or businesses and does not involve the potential release into the air of volatile organic compounds as defined in Health and Safety Code Section 25123.6. 4. The project is consistent with applicable state and local environmental permitting requirements including, but not limited to, off-site disposal, air quality rules such as those governing volatile organic compounds and water quality standards and approved by the regulatory body with jurisdiction over the site. Prior to implementing field activities, all necessary permits will be obtained from the City of Lafayette, County of Contra Costa, and Bay Area Air .Quality Management District (BAAQMD). 5. None of the following exceptions pursuant to Cal. Code Regs., tit. 14, § 15300.2 apply: (a) Cumulative Impact. The project will not result in cumulative impacts because it is designed to be a short-term final remedy that would not lead to a succession of projects of the same type in the same place over time.


Notice of Exemption

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