EMERGENCY PERMIT FOR TREATMENT OF HAZRDOUS WASTE, CONTRA COSTA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, MARTINEZ, CA

Summary

SCH Number
2020050134
Lead Agency
Toxic Substances Control, Department of (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
Document Title
EMERGENCY PERMIT FOR TREATMENT OF HAZRDOUS WASTE, CONTRA COSTA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, MARTINEZ, CA
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/6/2020
Project Applicant
Contra Costa Regional Medical Center

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 the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, (EPA ID# CAD071687833) to treat hazardous waste through a controlled reaction with a chemical solution. Specifically, a one Liter container of Diethyl Ether, must be stabilized prior to transport to an authorized hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility. This chemical is currently being stored at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center located at 2500 Alhambra Avenue, Martinez, CA 94553. 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 storage and eventual transportation off-site by Clean Harbors Environmental Services (CHES).

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

Phone : (916) 255-6559

Location

Cities
Martinez
Counties
Contra Costa
Cross Streets
2500 Alhambra Avenue
Zip
94553

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 chemical is necessary prior to transportation to an authorized hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility to prevent accidental fire and/or explosion during transport.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020050134_Contra Costa Emergency Permit Notice of Exemption   PDF 115 K

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