Time Critical Removal Action at Property Number S0001

Summary

SCH Number
2020100492
Lead Agency
Toxic Substances Control, Department of (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
Document Title
Time Critical Removal Action at Property Number S0001
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
10/26/2020
Project Applicant
Department of Toxic Substances Control, Exide Cleanup

Document Description
Lead-impacted soil at the Property will be excavated to a maximum of 12 inches below ground surface (bgs). Approximately 196 cubic yards of contaminated soil will be excavated and transported to a permitted facility. Approximately 250 cubic yards of “clean” backfill will be transported to the site to replace the excavated contaminated soil. Interior cleaning will be offered by California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) within 2 weeks after completion of exterior work on the property and will be scheduled by the property owner(s), in accordance with DTSC's Temporary Relocation and Compensation Implementation Plan. The property is currently used as a child development center that contains buildings, parking area and playground area. The property also contains bare soil impacted by lead. Approximately 96 children seven (7) years of age or younger and 8 adults are present on a daily basis. The DTSC has determined that the presence of lead-impacted soil at the property presents a threat to the public health or welfare and the environment because potential for complete exposure pathway for lead exists at the property. Persons at or in the vicinity of the property may ingest or inhale bare or manually disturbed soils containing elevated concentrations of lead. Lead is a neurotoxin that accumulates both in soft tissues and the bones. The group most at risk to lead-exposure related impacts are fetuses, infants, and children under age 7. DTSC, pursuant to regulatory authority granted under Health and Safety Code, Chapter 6.8, has evaluated and approved a Time Critical Removal Action (TCRA) to reduce the risk to public health and the environment from exposure to the lead-impacted soil. See NOE for full details.

Contact Information
Hortensia Muniz
DTSC Site Mitigation and Restoration
8800 Cal Center Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826

Phone : (916) 255-6632

Location

Cities
Maywood
Counties
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
4803 E. 58th St.
Zip
90270
Other Location Info
Maywood Child Development Center (Property) is located at 4803 E. 58th St., Maywood, Los Angeles, CA 90270

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Other
Type, Section or Code
Common Sense Exemption [14 CCR, Sec. 15061(b)(3)]
Reasons for Exemption
DTSC has determined with certainty that there is no possibility that the activities would result in "a substantial, or potentially substantial, adverse change in any of the physical conditions within the area affected by the project, including land, air, water, minerals, flora, fauna, ambient noise, and objects of historic or aesthetic significance." (14 CCR, Sec. 15382) DTSC has analyzed the environmental review for other similar cleanup activities, including the Interim Measures – Northern and Southern Assessment Areas and the Negative Declaration prepared in 2014 for those interim measures; the Addendum to the 2014 Negative Declaration, which was prepared in November 2015, as well as the EIR described above to determine that there is no possibility that the activity in question may have a significant effect on the environment. The TCRA is an action to eliminate the direct contact threat associated with high levels of lead in lead-impacted soils at the Property.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020100492_S0001 NOE 2020   PDF 193 K

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