Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste, EDH Biotech, El Dorado Hills, California

Summary

SCH Number
2019120003
Lead Agency
Toxic Substances Control, Department of (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
Document Title
Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste, EDH Biotech, El Dorado Hills, California
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
11/26/2019

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 EDH Biotech (EPA ID# CAC0030442277) to treat hazardous wa~te through a controlled reaction with a chemical solution prior to shipment off-site to a permitted treatment, storage, and disposal facility. Specifically, one 25-gram container of sodium amide must be treated. No alternative treatment to controlled chemical reaction is available. The hazardous waste item expired and is currently being stored at EDH Biotech in El Dorado, California. 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 on site prior to transport off-site.

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

Phone : (916) 255-6531

Location

Cities
El Dorado Hills
Counties
El Dorado
Cross Streets
2533 Via Fiori, El Dorado Hills

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 sodium amide 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
2019120003 Emergency Permit   PDF 208 K

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