Initial Study #20-0008 Hot Spa Solid Waste Site Final Closure Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Imperial County
Document Title
Initial Study #20-0008 Hot Spa Solid Waste Site Final Closure Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Landfill/Government/Special/ Renewable Energy/Special Purpose Facility
Document Description
The proposed project includes final closure of the Hot Spa Solid Waste Site (HSSWS), which is an existing landfill with a total disposal area footprint of approximately 6.4 acres. The HSSWs began operations as a municipal solid waste landfill in the mind 1960's and operated until July 29, 2018. It was then later converted to a transfer station in 2019. The closure will include waste relocation, borrow soil excavation and placement as cover soil, fill placement and compaction, and installation of storm water management features. The landfill has reached maximum permitted capacity and requires closure in accordance with 27 CCR Section 21110. The estimated time frame to complete the closure tasks described for the site is approximately 2 to 3 months.

Contact Information

Jeanine Ramos
Agency Name
Imperial County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Imperial County Public Works Department
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Bombay Beach
Total Acres
Parcel #
Other Location Info
33° 39' 97" / -115° 67' 13"

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Colorado River Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery
Development Types
Other (Government Special Facility)
Local Actions
CEQA Review
Project Issues
Air Quality, Biological Resources, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Utilities


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