Variance TWW-2021-ER-00398 to Allow the Emergency Management of Treated Wood Waste under Alternate Procedures by FORGEN DRC JV

Summary

SCH Number
2021040727
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
Variance TWW-2021-ER-00398 to Allow the Emergency Management of Treated Wood Waste under Alternate Procedures by FORGEN DRC JV
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
4/29/2021

Document Description
The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has issued a variance to FORGEN DRC JV (CAS201201010, CAS201026019, CAS201020054, CAS201123026) to generate, accumulate, and transport treated wood waste as part of a response to an emergency. Treated wood waste removal activities are expected to occur at sites affected by the declared emergency in support of a public agency response. Treated wood waste may be transported to authorized handler or disposal facilities. 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-ER-00398, FORGEN DRC JV will ensure the treated wood waste will be appropriately managed.

Contact Information
Kahui Lim
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Lead/Public Agency
8800 Cal Center Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826

Phone : (916) 255-3711
Kahui.Lim@dtsc.ca.gov

Location

Counties
Fresno Los Angeles Madera Mono Tulare
Regions
Northern California Southern California
Other Location Info
Fresno & Madera counties (Creek Fire), Los Angeles county (Bobcat Fire), Tulare county (SQF Complex Fire), Mono county (Mountain View Fire).

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
PRC, Sec. 21080(b)(3); CCR Title 14, Sec. 15269(a)
Reasons for Exemption
All analysis conducted included the potential extension of the variance for an additional six months. This project consists of actions undertaken, carried out, or approved by a public agency to maintain, repair, restore, demolish, or replace property or facilities damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster in a disaster-stricken area in which a state of emergency has been proclaimed by the Governor pursuant to Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 8550) of Division 1 of Title 2 of the Government Code.
County Clerks
Fresno Los Angeles Madera Mono Tulare

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
NOE_TWW-2021-ER-00398_signed   PDF 142 K

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