EMERGENCY PERMIT FOR TREATMENT OF HAZRDOUS WASTE, GILEAD SCIENCES, INC., FOSTER CITY, CA

Summary

SCH Number
2020050299
Lead Agency
Toxic Substances Control, Department of (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
Document Title
EMERGENCY PERMIT FOR TREATMENT OF HAZRDOUS WASTE, GILEAD SCIENCES, INC., FOSTER CITY, CA
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/14/2020
Project Applicant
Gilead Sciences Inc.

Document Description
The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (D T S C), 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 Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Gilead), (E P A I D# CAR000292847) to treat hazardous waste through a controlled reaction with a chemical solution. Specifically, a one 250-milliliter container of Ethyl Vinyl Ether, must be stabilized prior to transport to an authorized hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility. This chemical is currently being stored at Gilead located at 324 Lakeside Dr., Foster City, CA 94404. D T S C 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 (C H E S).

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

Phone : (916) 255-6559

Location

Cities
Foster City
Counties
San Mateo
Other Location Info
324 Lakeside Drive, Foster City, CA 94404

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
2020050299_Gilead Emergency Permit   PDF 139 K

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