EMERGENCY PERMIT FOR TREATMENT OF HAZARDOUS WASTE, UCD SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA

Summary

SCH Number
2019100106
Lead Agency
Toxic Substances Control, Department of (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
Document Title
EMERGENCY PERMIT FOR TREATMENT OF HAZARDOUS WASTE, UCD SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
10/3/2019
Project Applicant
Pat Ruchirushkul, Environmental Services Facility Supervisor, UC Davis School of Medicine

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 UCD School of Medicine (EPA ID# CAD076124981) to treat hazardous waste through a controlled reaction with a chemical solution. Specifically, 2 one-liter containers of tetrahydrofuran, a peroxide forming material, must be stabilized prior to transport to a permitted treatment, storage, and disposal facility. The hazardous waste item expired and is currently being stored on the UCD School of Medicine campus located at 2315 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95817. 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 Service (CHES).

Contact Information
Hai-Yong Kang
Department of Toxic Substances Control
8800 Cal Center Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826

Phone : (916) 255-6522

Location

Cities
Sacramento
Counties
Sacramento

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
2019100106 UCD School_Signed NOE   PDF 308 K

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