Clean Harbors WMU Solid Waste Disposal Facility by Clean Harbors Buttonwillow, LLC

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2020069034
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
Clean Harbors WMU Solid Waste Disposal Facility by Clean Harbors Buttonwillow, LLC
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
Solid Waste Disposal Facility/Undeveloped Land; Present Zoning: A (Exclusive Agriculture); Present Kern County General Plan: 3.4 (Solid Waste Disposal Facility); 8.3 (Extensive Agriculture, 20 acre min).
Document Description
The Clean Harbors Buttonwillow Facility is an existing commercial waste management facility that accepts solid, semi-solid, and liquid, hazardous and non-hazardous wastes for treatment, storage, or disposal. The proposed project includes Kern County's modification of existing land use authorizations to include an expanded permitted disposal area to facilitate the construction and operation of additional non-hazardous waste landfill units and an expanded permitted facility area to accommodate a soil stockpiles area; an increase in non-hazardous waste truck traffic; an increase to permitted disposal capacity for additional non-hazardous waste; the construction and operation of four new waste tank treatment buildings; and construction and operation of a latex paint recycling building. In addition, the project proponent has submitted a renewal application to the Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC) for the existing Hazardous Waste Facility Permit. Land use authorizations for the facility were originally approved by the Kern County Board of Supervisors in 1982. Modifications to Conditional Use Permit (CUP) 4 were approved on December 12, 1994, November 30, 2004, July 13, 2010, and December 16, 2014 by both the Kern County Planning Commission and Kern County Board of Supervisors.

Contact Information

Name
Janice Mayes
Agency Name
Kern County Planning and Natural Resources Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
McKittrick; Buttonwillow; and South Belridge
Counties
Kern
Regions
Citywide
Zip
93206
Total Acres
640
Parcel #
099-290-17 and 099-261-32
State Highways
I5, SR-33, SR-46, SR-58
Railways
Union Pacific Railroad Co
Airports
Elk Hills/Buttonwillow
Waterways
California Aqueduct
Township
29S
Range
22E
Section
15&16
Base
MDB&M

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Hazardous Waste (DTSC Renewal), Other (Non-Haz Facility Exp & Haz Waste Permit Renewal), Waste Treatment:Non-Toxic (MGD 4050 tpd)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Rezone, Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Public Services, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery

Attachments

State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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