Variance TWW-2021-LG-00209 to Allow the Generation, Accumulation, and Transport of Treated Wood Waste under Alternate Procedures by Sierra Northern Railway

Summary

SCH Number
2021030621
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
Variance TWW-2021-LG-00209 to Allow the Generation, Accumulation, and Transport of Treated Wood Waste under Alternate Procedures by Sierra Northern Railway
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/26/2021

Document Description
The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has issued a variance to Sierra Northern Railway (Oakdale - CAD983646720 West Sacramento - CAL000454855) to generate and accumulate treated wood waste on-site. The applicant may transport the treated wood waste generated on-site to an authorized handler or disposal facility. The treated wood waste is generated as a result of used railroad ties being replaced in the railroad track. The variance allows treated wood waste to be managed under procedures different from, but equally protective to human health and the environment to, the provisions of California Health and Safety Code (HSC) Articles 6, 6.5 and 9 of Chapter 6.5 and California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 22, Division 4.5, Chapters 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, and/or 20. Under the terms and conditions of Variance TWW-2021-LG-00209, Sierra Northern Railway will ensure the treated wood waste will be appropriately managed.

Contact Information
John Muegge
Department of Toxic Substances Control Permitting Division
Lead/Public Agency
1001 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 322-0471
John.Muegge@dtsc.ca.gov

Location

Cities
Oakdale West Sacramento
Counties
Stanislaus Yolo
Regions
Northern California
Other Location Info
1745 Enterprise Blvd., West Sacramento, CA 95691; 551 S. Sierra, Oakdale, CA 95361

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Existing Facilities [CCR Title 14, Sec. 15301]
Reasons for Exemption
All analysis conducted included the potential extension of the variance for an additional six months. DTSC has determined none of the exceptions to the categorical exemptions apply to this project, as described in Public Resources Code Section 21084(c), (d), and (e), and 14 CCR Section 15300.2. This project consists of the accumulation and storage of the treated wood waste is consistent with the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structure, involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
NOE_TWW-2021-LG-00209_signed   PDF 135 K

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