EMERGENCY PERMIT FOR TREATMENT OF HAZARDOUS WASTES, LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY, EMERYVILLE, CALIFORNIA

Summary

SCH Number
2020040355
Lead Agency
Toxic Substances Control, Department of (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
Document Title
EMERGENCY PERMIT FOR TREATMENT OF HAZARDOUS WASTES, LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY, EMERYVILLE, CALIFORNIA
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
4/29/2020
Project Applicant
Kyle Higashidani, Waste Management Professional, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)

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 LBNL (EPA ID# CAR000191841) to treat hazardous wastes through a controlled reaction with a chemical solution. Specifically, include 4.2L Tetrahydrofuran, 100mL Styrene, peroxide forming and polymerization materials, 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 on the LBNL located at 5885 Hollis Street, Emeryville, CA 94608. 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 wastes prior to transportation off-site by Clean Harbors Environmental Service (CHES). See NOE for full details.

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

Phone : (916) 255-6522

Location

Cities
Emeryville
Counties
Alameda
Cross Streets
5885 Hollis Street

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 chemicals 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
2020040355_LBNL Emergency Permit   PDF 147 K

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