Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste - Naval Air Facility El Centro


SCH Number
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste - Naval Air Facility El Centro
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (D T S C), 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 NAF El Centro (EPA ID# CA6170090017) to treat hazardous waste through open detonation. Specifically, twelve (12) AN-M38A2 aircraft signals, three (3) M918 TP 40 mm, one (1) M18 smoke grenade, twenty-eight (28) 0.50 cal military ammunition, forty-three (43) 7.62 mm military ammunition, eight (8) 5.56 mm military ammunition, six (6) 0.45 cal ammunition, and three (3) training howitzer shells. These items are considered hazardous waste items because they are not safe for transport. They are currently being stored at the Naval Base Coronado (EPA ID# CA7170090016) in San Diego, California. DTSC has determined as a safety precaution to prevent an accident or severe injury, an Emergency Permit should be issued to treat the hazardous waste at the safest location nearby, which has been determined to be at NAF El Centro’s Bombing Range (EPA ID# CA6170090017).

Contact Information

Parisa Khosraviani
Agency Name
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Job Title
Hazardous Substances Engineer
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


El Centro
Southern California
Other Location Info
1065 3rd Street, Building 139, NAF El Centro, California, 92273
Other Information
To be conducted at NAF Bombing Range

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 and mitigate the impact of detonation.
County Clerk


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