Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste, Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts

Summary

SCH Number
2021030178
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste, Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/8/2021

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 Los Angeles County Sanitation District (LACSD) (EPA ID# CAD981164320) to treat hazardous waste through a controlled reaction with a chemical solution. Specifically, twenty-two containers (4-liters each) of Ethyl Ether must be stabilized prior to transport to a permitted treatment, storage, and disposal facility. The hazardous waste item is expired and is currently being stored on the LACSD located at 1955 Workman Hill Road, Whittier, CA 90601. 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
Lead/Public Agency
8800 Cal Center Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826

Phone : (916) 255-6522
Hai-Yong.Kang@dtsc.ca.gov
David Paul Kereazis
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Lead/Public Agency
8800 Cal Center Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826

Phone : (916) 255-6446
Dave.Kereazis@dtsc.ca.gov

Location

Cities
Whittier
Counties
Los Angeles
Regions
Southern California
Cross Streets
Workman Hill Road & Crossroads Parkway North
Zip
90601
State Highways
Interstate 605 and Highway 60
Other Location Info
1955 Workman Hill Road, Whittier, CA 90601

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 a permitted treatment, storage, and disposal facility to prevent accidental fire and/or explosion during transport.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
NOE-sent to OPR-signed   PDF 140 K

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