Variance TWW-2021-SG-00260 to Allow the Generation, Accumulation, and Transport of Treated Wood Waste under Alternate Procedures by Dustin Roberts Construction

Summary

SCH Number
2021040266
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
Variance TWW-2021-SG-00260 to Allow the Generation, Accumulation, and Transport of Treated Wood Waste under Alternate Procedures by Dustin Roberts Construction
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
4/9/2021

Document Description
The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has issued a variance to Dustin Roberts Construction, Inc 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 Deck Replacement, general contractor offcuts. 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-SG-00260, Dustin Roberts Construction, Inc will ensure the treated wood waste will be appropriately managed. Treated wood waste is a fully regulated California-only hazardous waste because it exhibits the hazardous waste characteristic of toxicity. From 2007 to December 31, 2020, treated wood waste was managed under alternative management standards, established in 22 CCR 67386. The legislation that authorized the alternative management standards for treated wood waste expired on December 31, 2020. Without the issuance of the variance, Dustin Roberts Construction, Inc would be required to register as a hazardous waste transporter with DTSC and manifest treated wood waste as a hazardous waste prior to disposal at a hazardous waste disposal facility. Dustin Roberts Construction, Inc is a general contractor. Under the variance, the authorized small quantity generator may generate, accumulate, treated wood waste on-site. The generator may transport the treated wood waste generated on site to authorized handler and/or disposal facilities. Operations generally include loading and unloading operations and shipping treated wood waste along existing transportation routes. Accumulation and transport of treated wood waste includes taking appropriate precautions to prevent unauthorized access to and prevent leaching to the environment of the treated wood waste. The variance will expire on October 5, 2021 with possibility of extension for an additional six months.

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

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

Location

Counties
Napa
Regions
Northern California
Other Location Info
9 Bournemouth Rd, St Helena, CA 95422

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
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-SG-00260_signed   PDF 155 K

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