EMERGENCY PERMIT FOR TREATMENT OF HAZARDOUS WASTES, GILEAD SCIENCES INC., FOSTER CITY, CALIFORNIA

Summary

SCH Number
2020050518
Lead Agency
Toxic Substances Control, Department of (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
Document Title
EMERGENCY PERMIT FOR TREATMENT OF HAZARDOUS WASTES, GILEAD SCIENCES INC., FOSTER CITY, CALIFORNIA
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/26/2020
Project Applicant
Kevin Gripper, Manager, EHS, Gilead Sciences Inc.(Gilead)

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 Gilead (EPA ID# CAR000292805) to treat hazardous wastes through a controlled reaction with a chemical solution. Specifically, include 1x4L Tetrahydrofuran, 1x2L, 3x100mL 2-Methyltetrahydrofuran, and 1x100mL p-Dioxane, peroxide forming 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 Gilead located at 355 Lakeside Dr., Foster City, CA 94404. 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).

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
Foster City
Counties
San Mateo
Cross Streets
355 Lakeside Dr

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
2020050518_Emergency Permit for Treatment   PDF 123 K

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