EMERGENCY PERMIT FOR TREATMENT OF HAZARDOUS WASTE, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST BAY, CONTRA COSTA COUNTY

Summary

SCH Number
2019100082
Lead Agency
Toxic Substances Control, Department of (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
Document Title
EMERGENCY PERMIT FOR TREATMENT OF HAZARDOUS WASTE, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST BAY, CONTRA COSTA COUNTY
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
10/3/2019
Project Applicant
CSU East Bay

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, has issued an Emergency Permit to California State University, East Bay (CSU, East Bay) (EPA ID# CAD983661521) to treat hazardous waste through a controlled reaction with a chemical solution. Specifically, one 500ml container of Cyclohexanol, two-one liter containers and two 500ml containers of Diethyl Ether, one 500ml container of 4-Methyl-2-Pentanone, two 500ml containers and one 100ml container of 1,2 Dlmethoxyethane, one 500ml container of Tetrahydrofuran, and one 500ml container of Cumene, which are all peroxide forming materials that must be stabilized prior to transport to a permitted treatment, storage, and disposal facility. The hazardous waste items are expired and are currently being stored at CSU, East Bay at 4700 Ygnacio Valley Road, Concord, CA 94521. 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).

Contact Information
Vinke Menardo
Department of Toxic Substances Control Permitting Division
8800 Cal Center Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826

Phone : (916) 255-6668

Location

Cities
Concord
Counties
Contra Costa
Cross Streets
4700 Ygnacio Valley Road

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 hazardous waste 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
2019100082_Emergency Permit   PDF 308 K

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