Corteva Agriscience - Pittsburg Operations (f.k.a. The Dow Chemical Company), Mono/ill Landfill Post-Closure Permit Renewal


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Toxic Substances Control, Department of (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
Document Title
Corteva Agriscience - Pittsburg Operations (f.k.a. The Dow Chemical Company), Mono/ill Landfill Post-Closure Permit Renewal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Theresa Williams

Document Description
The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) is proposing to renew the Hazardous Waste Facility Post-Closure Permit (Permit) for the Monofill Landfill (Mono/ill) at the Corteva Agriscience - Pittsburg Operations, Pittsburg, Contra Costa County (Facility). The Permit allows the Facility to continue post-closure care activities at the site for 10 more years. The Post-Closure Permit outlines the procedures to fulfill the regulatory requirements which consist of three primary functions: a) maintenance of the closed Mono/ill cover, b) environmental monitoring; and c) maintenance of financial mechanism to fund the Post-closure activities. No physical changes to the mono/ill unit are proposed. See NOE for Full Details.

Contact Information
Elly Daoud
Department of Toxic Substances Control
8800 Cal Center Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826

Phone : (916) 255-3573


Contra Costa
Cross Streets
901 Loveridge Road

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Type, Section or Code
Common Sense Exemption [CCR, Sec. 15061 (b)(3)]
Reasons for Exemption
The project will not result in a change in any of the physical conditions within the area affected by the project, including land, air, water, minerals, flora, fauna, ambient noise, and objects of historic or aesthetic significance. Therefore, DTSC finds with certainty that there is not a possibility that the activities in question will result in a significant environmental effect.


Notice of Exemption
2019120627_Corteva Agriscience   PDF 449 K

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