Variance TWW-2021-TR-00631 to Allow the Transport of Treated Wood Waste under Alternate Procedures by BRW Construction


SCH Number
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
Variance TWW-2021-TR-00631 to Allow the Transport of Treated Wood Waste under Alternate Procedures by BRW Construction
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has issued a variance to BRW Construction to transport treated wood waste from authorized generators and/or handler facilities to 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-TR-00631, BRW Construction will ensure the treated wood waste will be appropriately managed.

Contact Information

Kahui Lim
Agency Name
Department of Toxics Control
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Gatos
Santa Clara
Northern California
Other Location Info
1364 Tiffany Canyon Ct., San Jose CA 95120; 18940 Ojai Drive, Los Gatos CA 95030; 16 Chestnut Ave., Los Gatos, CA 95030

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Type, Section or Code
CCR Title 14, Sec. 15308
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. The handling and transport of the TWW is consistent with the actions taken by regulatory agency, to assure the maintenance, restoration, enhancement or protection of the environment. The approval of this variance will ensure the treated wood waste generated will be contained from release during transport to an authorized accumulation site or disposal facility.
County Clerk
Santa Clara


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