Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Pleasanton, California

Summary

SCH Number
2019058286
Lead Agency
Toxic Substance Control, Department of (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
Document Title
Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Pleasanton, California
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/22/2019
Project Applicant
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Document Description
The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), pursuant to authority granted under California Code of Regulations, Title 22; Division 4.5, Chapter 20, Section 66270.61 1 has issued an Emergency Permit to Thermo Fisher Scientific (EPA ID# CAD071683940) to treat hazardous waste through a controlled reaction with a chemical solution. Specifically, 20 one-liter containers of tetrahydrofuran, a peroxide forming material, must be stabilized prior to transport to a permitted treatment, storage, and disposal facility. *SEE NOE FOR FULL DETAILS

Contact Information
Hai-Yong Kang
DTSC
8800 Cal Center Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826

Phone : (916) 255-6522

Location

Cities
Pleasanton
Counties
Alameda
Other Location Info
6177 Sunol Blvd.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 21080(b)(4); 15269(b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
This action is necessary to prevent an emergency. Chemical stabilization of the tetrahydrofuran is necessary prior to transportation to a permitted treatment, storage, and disposal facility to prevent accidental fire and/or explosion during transport.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
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