EMERGENCY PERMIT FOR TREATMENT OF HAZARDOUS WASTE, ALZA CORPORATION, SOLANO COUNTY

Summary

SCH Number
2019120072
Lead Agency
Toxic Substances Control, Department of (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
Document Title
EMERGENCY PERMIT FOR TREATMENT OF HAZARDOUS WASTE, ALZA CORPORATION, SOLANO COUNTY
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
12/3/2019
Project Applicant
ALZA Corporation

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 ALZA Corporation (EPA ID# CAD982475964) to treat hazardous waste through a controlled reaction with a chemical solution. Specifically, five 1-Liter containers of Tetrahydrofuran, which Is a peroxide forming material 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 ALZA Corporation at 700 Eubanks Drive, Vacaville, CA 95688. 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
8800 Cal Center Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826

Phone : (916) 255-6668

Location

Cities
Vacaville
Counties
Solano
Cross Streets
700 Eubanks Drive

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
2019120072_Alza EP NOE   PDF 289 K

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